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Operating Permit Information

Ecuador

Thanks to Martijn Ophoff, PA3GFE, for the following information:

From: "juan jose forestieri"

Dear Martijn:

I am the President of the Guayaquil Radio Club,glad to receive your email. The first thing you have to do is to get a certificate from your radio club sayng that your equipment will go in such a certain time and will go back with you.If you dont do that Inmigation will get the radio and you dont see it any more.

With that paper you have to legalized in an Ecuadorian Consulate or Embassy or any other office that will justify the uses of that radio. Them send 4 phothos passport type, a letter asking the President of the club to give you a permission to operate,a copy of your passport and $8.00 to obteing thruout the local FCC the permit to operate.

If you have any question please writte about I be glad to help you.

Regards
J.J.Forestieri,Eng.
HC2FN
President

The IARU member society intervenes between the applicant and the licensing administration. The society's address is: 

Guayaquil Radio Club (GRC)

If you obtain any further information please let us know here in the Regulatory Information Branch.

 

Equatorial Guinea (3C)

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has not entered into a reciprocal operating agreement with the United States. Inquiries should be sent to:

Direccion General de Telecomunicaciones
Mamabo

There is no Amateur Radio organization in this country.

Estonia (ES)

·         CEPT Radio Amateur License Recommendation T/R 61-01 allows US Amateur Extra and US Advanced class licensees to operate in European Union countries and their dependencies listed below under CEPT T/R 61-01.  The qualified US Amateur must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

·         ECC Recommendation (05)06 allows US General Class licensees to operate under the CEPT Novice Radio Amateur License in the countries listed below.  Qualified US General class operators must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

 

Ethiopia (ET)

October 17, 1992
Requirements for Amateur Radio Station Operation in Ethiopia:

1. Written application addressed to the following:

The General Manager
Ethiopian Telecommunications Authority
PO Box 1047
Addis Adeba
Ethiopia
Tel: 44-46-78, 15-23-26

2. Duly completed application form, in duplicate.

3. Copies of previously obtained amateur licenses from other countries.

4. Brochure containing the general description and the technical specifications of the equipment to be used.

5. Clearance of completed application for license by the Ministry of Internal Affairs through Telecommunications.

6. Valid license from the Ethiopian Telecommunications Authority (ETA).

Federated States of Micronesia (V6)

The Government of Federated States of Micronesia requires that you submit the completed application along with a copy of your US amateur license as well as copy of your passport in order to process the FSM Amateur Radio permit. Send it to:

Jolden J. Johnnyboy
Assistant Secretary Division of Communications
Department of Transportation, Communications and Infrastructure
P.O. Box PS-2
Palikir, Pohnpei
FM 96941
Tel: (691) 320-2381/2865
Fax: (691) 320-5853
e-mail: transcom@mail.fm

France (F)

·         CEPT Radio Amateur License Recommendation T/R 61-01 allows US Amateur Extra and US Advanced class licensees to operate in European Union countries and their dependencies listed below under CEPT T/R 61-01.  The qualified US Amateur must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

French Polynesia (FO)

 'Cellule des Postes et Télécommunication' office is no longer located Avenue Bruat next to Gendarmerie (like formerly reported by N6TST), it has moved since a couple of years. Please visit the ANFR site for more information here.  View the application here

New address for visiting :

A.N.F. (Agence Nationale des Fréquences)
Immeuble Bougainville 3ième étage
Côte montagne
Rue Commandant Destremeau
PAOFAI

Corresponding address is still B.P.115 Papeete / Tahiti.

E-mail Dominique Diot, Department Head: dominique.diot@anfr.pf

*Specify in the e-mail any requests for a "special" FO or TX call sign (such as TX7G), otherwise you'll be given a temporary permit to operate as FO/homecall. Group call signs are permissible, but each operator must be licensed to use that call sign (i.e., one application for each operator). Within a week or so, you should receive via e-mail (paper forms will be sent via post) your temporary license and import authorization forms for the equipment listed on the application.

Remarks:

·  Only CEPT Class 1 licencees (e.g., US Amateur Extra) are accepted

·  Be sure to complete the equipment list

·  Building is close to center of Papeete, towards FAAA direction, just next to restaurant "l'Appiz'eria" - well known locally.

·  ANF office on the 3rd floor, responsible clerk is Miss Léonne ARITAI. Tel +689 50 60 62  /  Fax +689 50 60 63

·  Opening hours mon-thu : 08h00-11h30 / 14h00-16h00 // fri 08h30 - 11h30 only

·  Attention : All equipments must be CE marked !

·  See application form attached. They will issue your temporary license at once, if the office manager is present. There is no charge. It is valid for a maximum of 3 months, can be prolonged or renewed thereafter.

·  Documents for equipment import (customs declaration) can be issued as well by ANF. This is certainly required if a vast amount of equipments are carried in, or formally passing through customs as 'goods to be cleared'. See application forms attached.

 

The Gambia (C5)

The IARU member-society is: 

Association Gabonaise des Radio Amateurs (AGRA)

 

Information updated January 7, 2003.

Intro: If you have a foreign ham license, you shouldn't have any problems obtaining Gambian licence.

PTT:
Gamtel
Mr. Sita Ceesay
P.O.Box 387
Banjul
The Gambia West Africa
e-mail: sita@gamtel.gm

Paperwork needed: Copies of your radio amateur licence and passport. Also copies of Visa (if you need). The best way to get a license: Practically the only way is to visit Mr. Ceesay's office in Banjul. Mr. Ceesay is the manager of technical audit branch. The office is located in Telephone Road (opposite Royal Victoria Hospital). Price: around 3USD Special calls: Almost anything from C5 -series is possible Customs: No problems.

Places to operate from:
Many good operating sites: Senegambia Hotel, Kombo Beach hotel, Bakotu aparthementos (not the hotel) and Bungalow beach hotel.

From Kombo Beach room number 466 recommended. Nice heading to the atlantic. Expensive hotel but worth every penny.

Bakotu apt. separate building near the Bakotu hotel and opposite to Kombo beach hotel. Nice flat roof! Antenna installation couldn't be any easier!

In bungalow beach you can have small GP's erected to the second floor balconies. Not very good place for serious contestor but excellent for normal ham.

73 Juha, oh9mm/c56mm (c53m / c56r) --

 

Germany (DA-DR)

 ·         CEPT Radio Amateur License Recommendation T/R 61-01 allows US Amateur Extra and US Advanced class licensees to operate in European Union countries and their dependencies listed below under CEPT T/R 61-01.  The qualified US Amateur must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

·         ECC Recommendation (05)06 allows US General Class licensees to operate under the CEPT Novice Radio Amateur License in the countries listed below.  Qualified US General class operators must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

 

Ghana (9G)

Inquiries about possibility of authorization of amateur radio operation should be sent to the following: 

nca@ghana.com or nca@ncs.com.gh

The man you need is Mr. Joseph N.A. CODJOE. If he's not available, ask for Mr. John TANDOH. He's the director general. He'll give you the license immediately The fees are 35 dollars for the 1st time and the following years 10 dollars. You have to do this by bank draft, so be aware! Take the payment slip with you.

73's de Jos PA2JFD

The IARU member-society is: 

Ghana Amateur Radio Society (GARS)

Grenada (J3)

Grenada shares reciprocal and third party traffic agreements with the United States but you must make application. The form can be downloaded from the ectel.int website

Information on radio in Grenada can be found at the NTRC Grenada (National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Grenada) website at http://www.ectel.int/grd/

Queries for specific information on amateur radio operations in Grenada may be directed to the Grenada Amateur Radio Club at garc@stcgrenada.com 

Greenland (OX)

Greenland participate in CEPT Recommendation T/R 61-01 and ECC Recommendation (05)06 through Denmark.

·         CEPT Radio Amateur License Recommendation T/R 61-01 allows US Amateur Extra and US Advanced class licensees to operate in European Union countries and their dependencies listed below under CEPT T/R 61-01.  The qualified US Amateur must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

·         ECC Recommendation (05)06 allows US General Class licensees to operate under the CEPT Novice Radio Amateur License in the countries listed below.  Qualified US General class operators must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

For additional information on operating in Greenland, contact the IARU Member Society.

Guantanamo Bay (KG4)

Harry "Ed" Chamberlain KG4HC, stationed on Guantanamo Bay until 1983, developed these procedures necessary to obtain operating permission from KG4:

First, the applicant should be invited to the Bay. Invitations are extended by members of the Guantanamo Amateur Radio Club. You should write to the president of the club at this address:

President
Guantanamo Amateur Radio Club
Box 73
FPO New York 09593

Once your invitation is confirmed, write a check for $300 made payable to the Treasury of the United States and mail it to the president of the FARC. He, in turn, will send you the necessary airplane tickets and luggage tags. All flights to the Bay are via cargo type aircraft configured for passengers on a wait basis, originating in Norfolk, VA.

Once on base, you apply to the licensing authority, and a license is issued immediately provided that you have the original license and proof of citizenship. In all, the time required for processing your invitation and tickets is approximately 3 months. Your accommodations are the home of GARC station, KG4AN

Copies of the base amateur regulations are available from:

Communications Officer
US Naval Base
Box 12
FPO New York 09593

Guatemala (TG)

The Republic of Guatemala holds a reciprocal and third-party traffic agreements with the United States.

There is no fee for the permit.

The IARU member-society is:

 

Club de Radioaficionados de Guatemala (CRAG)

Line supplies are 120/240 VAC, 60 Hz.

Guatemala maintains an embassy in the United States. Their address is:

2220 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
tel: 202-332-2865

The following English speaking amateur can provide professional legal services.

Fred M. Battle R., TG9BJ
P.O. Box 1749, Guatamala City
Tel: 313795/321985

 

Guinea (3X)

Guinea does not hold a reciprocal operating or third party traffic agreement with the United States. There is no amateur radio society established by 3X amateurs, who are all temporary residents from foreign countries. Therefore, we have little information on this country. Please send inquiries directly to the licensing administration, which is:

Ministere des Postes et Telecommunications
Conakry

Guinea-Bissau (J5)

Inquiries as to the possibility to operate an amateur radio station and how to obtain such permission  may be found at http://cqafrica.net/en/radio/licence

 

Guyana (8R)

February, 2006

With the exception of a Ham Licensed in United States of America or Trinidad & Tobago, persons requiring a license to be an Amateur operator in Guyana needs to sit and pass an examination. Exams are set for three (3) different levels to correspond with the three (3) classes of amateur license, namely: -

1) Technician
2) General
3) Extra

The application process is initiated by the completion and submission (original hard copy) of an Amateur Radio license application form. A processing fee of G$500. is charged.

For your convenience, please find a copy of the form attached.

Regarding the temporary importation of equipment into the country, you need to do the following:

  • fill out an application for an "Import License" and along with the Customs Entry documents, submit same to our agency for a "no objection to importation" stamp. (Form can be obtained at local stationery store or the Ministry of Tourism and Industry Commerce)
  • Submit stamped form to the Ministry of Tourism, Industry & Commerce for processing.
  • Take processed form back to the Customs & Excise Department, Guyana Revenue Authority.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further information.

Regards.

Valmikki Singh
Managing Director

Haiti (HH)

Haiti has entered into a reciprocal operating agreement with both Canada and the United States. Depending on the length of your stay, either a temporary or a permanent permit will be issued to you. A temporary permit is valid for 3 months. A permanent permit is valid for a full year and will be automatically renewed at the beginning of each fiscal year. A permanent permit is not issued unless proof is given that the applicant is a permanent resident of Haiti or is bound to make frequent trips to Haiti either for business of for leisure.

Two application forms SP 111 and SP 111b are required. Send the completed forms, a copy of your license and two passport photographs to:

Conseil National Des Telecommunications (CONATEL)
16 Avenue Marie-Jeanne
P.O.Box 2002
Port-au-Prince
Haiti

Additional information about Amateur Radio in Haiti is available from the IARU Society, Radio Club d'Haiti [RCH]

Hungary (HA, HG)

·         CEPT Radio Amateur License Recommendation T/R 61-01 allows US Amateur Extra and US Advanced class licensees to operate in European Union countries and their dependencies listed below under CEPT T/R 61-01.  The qualified US Amateur must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

·         ECC Recommendation (05)06 allows US General Class licensees to operate under the CEPT Novice Radio Amateur License in the countries listed below.  Qualified US General class operators must carry a copy of the FCC CEPT Public Notice DA 11-221 (dated February 7, 2011), your US passport and your original FCC-issued license (not a photocopy).

 

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