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ATTENTION

**In order to use HF you must have been licensed under Morse code proficiency. Licenses which have been upgraded to full privileges or have been issued for full privileges without Morse code are aloud to use 2M and up!**

 

FCC Public Release, 8 June1999 U.S. Ham radio operators having any licence other than the Novice class, may now temporarily operate amateur radio stations in European (CEPT) countries. This new rule makes it easy to operate while traveling in Europe.

 Need more info? mail President  SV1IW (sv1iw[at]raag.org), Vice president SV1JG (sv1jg[at]raag.org), G.Secretary SV1AMY (sv1amy[at]raag.org)

  • Licensed radio amateurs coming from countries - members of CEPT

Radio amateurs, citizens of a country - member or the Conference of Europe for Post-offices and Telecommunications (CEPT) - who possess a valid radio amateur license, which brings written evidence that it is issued according to the constitution T/R 61-01 of CEPT, have the right to operate their amateur radio stations as "portable" and "mobile" ( not a fixed station ) while their visit in Greece without having to issue a Greek license. The operation is according to the category of their radio amateur licenses. These "mobile" or "portable" stations can be powered from main power on the temporary place of stay (hotels, guest rooms etc). 

If stay is extended beyond 6 months it has to be declared at the Ministry of Transport and Communications and a special permit must be granted. If a radio amateur, citizen of a CEPT country, wishes to stay permanently in Greece it may be using his amateur radio station only if a "special Greek radio amateur license" from the Ministry of Communications is granted. His call will be of SV0-XXX type.


What stands for amateurs, citizens of CEPT counties also stands for those amateurs coming from countries that have signed the CEPT T/R 61.01. The Ministry of Communications keeps and publishes a list of all applicable countries.

CEPT LICENSE CLASS 1 YOU USE: SV(1-9) + home call  /p(ortable) or m(obile)    for HF + VHF

CEPT LICENSE CLASS 2 YOU USE: SW(1-9) + home call  /p(ortable) or m(obile)  for VHF and up

CEPT LICENSE CLASS 3 (novice) Not supported - cannot operate

**In order to use HF you must have been licensed under Morse code proficiency. Licenses which have been upgraded to full privileges or have been issued for full privileges without Morse code are aloud to use 2M and up!**

 
  • Licensed radio amateurs coming from countries - non members of CEPT

Licensed radio amateurs citizens of countries that are not members of CEPT, but do have reciprocal agreement with Greece may operate their amateur radio stations during their stay in the country which could not be more than 3 months. The applicant should notify the Ministry of Transport and Communications at least 2 months in advance of his arrival, declaring the type of equipment brought to the country.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications keeps a list on it's web site ( http://www.ypme.gr ) with all foreign amateurs known of coming to Greece to operate their amateur radio station.
If the radio amateur wishes to stay for more than 3 months a "special Greek temporary license" has to be granted.

 
  • Operating from Mt. Athos

The operation within the district of Mt. Athos is subject to the official written permission of the local administration of the holy community. While having the above license in hand you must apply then to the Ministry of Telecommunications. Both should give a valid operation.

 
  • Operating on 6 meters
Operation on 6 Meters is now permitted to non Greek Citizens (still under CEPT and must be licensed with Morse code proficiency)
 
  • Applying for permanent or temporary license (including "special Greek temporary license")
  • Applies also to foreign radio amateurs (CEPT) living permanently in Greece or Greek citizens with non Greek licenses. 

When you apply either for permanent or temporary license use English or Greek and include the following information:
1. Application with personal ID details of the radio amateur including his/her national call sign, home address and address while staying in Greece.
2. A photocopy of his/her national radio amateur operating license indicating also operating privileges, i.e. frequencies, power limit etc.
3. A statement containing the address of the permanent QTH in Greece.
4. An accompanying fee (check with the ministry first).

 
  • Operating with a temporary license

The foreign radio amateur with a temporary license must identify his/her station while in Greece using:
1. The Greek callsign prefix: SV
2. Followed by the appropriate region number 1 to 9 (Find the proper region number)
3. Followed by the symbol: / (stroke)
4. Followed by his/her own national call sign
5. Followed by the letter M for mobile, P for portable, MM for maritime mobile

 
  • Greek Band Plan
HF
 

Band                                                                USE

135.7-137.8    ΚΗΖ         LF (1)    2200 m                  Temporary (2)

1810-1850                      HF          160 m                            Primary

3500-3800                       HF            80                                Primary

7000-7100                       HF            40                                Primary

7100-7200 (3)                 HF            40                                Primary

    10100-10150                   HF            30                                Secondary

14000-14350                   HF            20                                Primary

18068-18168                   HF            18                                Primary

21000-21450                   HF            15                                Primary

24890-24990                   HF            12                               Primary

28000-29700   KHZ         HF            10                                Primary

 

       50.00-52.00    MHZ        VHF(1)      6                                Temporary

      70.20-70.25    MHZ        VHF           4                                Temporary (4)

(1) :   LF: Low Frequencies

          HF: High Frequencies

          VHF: Very High Freq.

          UHF: Ultra High Freq.

          SHF: Super High Freq.

          EHF: Extra High Freq.

(2) : Power  1W EIRP.

(3) : After March 30 2009.

(4) : Same use as in 50-52MHZ.

(5) : Satellite use only after coordination with MOC.

(6) : Satellite use only after coordination with MOC.

1.   SV call holders use all bands.    2.  SW call holders use 144 MHz band and up.

 

Power 500 W Output
 
VHF
144-146 MHz
Power 100 W Output
Repeater shift -600 KHz
Sub audio (mostly) 88.5 Hz
UHF
430-440 MHz
Power 100 W Output
Repeater shift -1.6 MHz
Sub audio 88.5 Hz

The licensee must observe ITU regulations and must comply with the
relevant regulations concerning the Amateur Radio Service, prevailing in Greece.

 
  • For Applications and Information Contact:

Mrs Christina Papathanasiou (c.papathanasiou@yme.gov.gr)

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
Dpt. of Communication Control
2 ANASTASEOS & TSIGANTE STR.
11510 HOLARGOS ATHENS
GREECE

Telephone: 0030-210- 6508000, 0030-210- 6508565

  • COUNTRIES WITH RECIPROCITY

Australia, USA, Canada, Cyprus, Switzerland

 
 

 



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