Prepared by: OH2MCN - Veke
& ARRL News 000318 & 425 DX News #629, deleted #629, PA5M/ 4W6AAB/
3Y0X/XR9A/MM/ 6O0M/ TZ6M/ TY5M/ 5U7DX/ 9N7M/ 9U5M/ A61AJ – Michael
9M6DXX - Steve
Status: April 2000, June 2003, Jan 2004, May 2006, ‘08
Intro: The International Telecommunications Union has communicated to the United Nations the assignment of the prefix block 4WA-4WZ for use by radio stations within the areas administered by UNTAET (United Nations Temporary Administration of East Timor). This prefix assignment is for the use of UNTAET as long as it exists, and will be released to the ITU at the end of its existence.
(Through UNTAET and UN as long as they administrate the area of
Autoridade Reguladora das Comunicoes (ARCOM)
Av Bispo de Modeiros,
Tel. +670 333 1163 /9330 / 9341 /9343
Fax. +670 333 9339
Email: arcom-info at arcom.tl
UN stations within
All other private and Amateur Radio stations in
Radio equipment used must be designed or modified exclusively for Amateur Radio use, not currently used military or commercial units. Radio equipment used in the Amateur Service may not be used for other services within
CEPT licenses are accepted, with the provision that all users of such licenses must give prior notification to the UN Telecommunications Offices, and wait for approval by the UN prior to operating. Notification must include a copy of the operator's license, and a mailing address.
Third party traffic is permitted within the area, and with countries that permit third party traffic.
Those who might want to operate from East Timor should have all entry clearances in hand before applying for operating permission, including notifying the UN of intention to use a CEPT license, and receiving the approval of the UN before commencing operations.
Notifications or applications should go to:
Mr. Alain C. Moerenhout, Telecommunications Service
405 East 42nd Street
New York NY 10017
For DXCC purposes, UN Temporary Administration of East Timor will be added to the DXCC List with the effective date of March 1, 2000. QSL cards for QSOs made after that date will be accepted on and after October 1, 2000.
see also: http://www.arrl.org/awards/dxcc/news/000318.html
from: Michael Dirksen [ Michael.Dirksen at wfp.org ]
I just returned from the
If future operators would like to get a license. They can apply to Head of ARCOM directly:
Nicolau Santos Celestino
nicolau.celestino at mtcop.gov.tl
At the moment the license is free of charge. This might change in the future as regulations will be implemented next year. It depends a bit on when the law will be adopted.
PA5M 4W6AAB, 3Y0X, XR9A/MM, 6O0M, TZ6M, TY5M, 5U7DX, 9N7M, 9U5M, A61AJ
o/m East-Timor Snr. Telecom Specialist / Teamleader
Email : michael.dirksen at wfp.org