for Netherlands Antilles (Bonaire, Curacao, St Eustatius,
Prepared by: OH2MCN - Veke
& K2YJL – Joe & PJ8/K4LMY – Henry & 9M6DXX
Status: July 1996, Jan '98, Jun '99, July '99 links added, ‘08
Intro: If you have a foreign license you can get a license in Netherland Antilles.
PTT (from ITU database):
Director of Bureau of Telecommunicatie,
Telephone +599 9 463
1700 ext 713
Fax +599 9 736 5272
- An application for Amateur Radio License must be completed and submitted to PTT
- a photocopy of your valid license
- an international bankdraft (or cash) for $ 15. Personal checks and money orders are NOT acceptable.
- For a special (contest) call sign, the fee is $ 25.
The best way to get a license:
How long before you can operate?
Three classes of license (A, B, and C) are issued. Class A is full priviledges, Class B is 75 watts, CW only, crystal controlled, limited HF (like old US Novice license). Class C is all phone VHF priviledges like old US Technicial license.
Useful local contacts:
Places to operate from:
The permit is good for one year. The applicant must be at least 15 years old. The licensee may run 1 KW on all HF bands except 160 and above 30 MHz only 150 watts. Allow 3-4 months for processing.
jesposit at sctcorp.com (Joe Esposito)
hhassell at i2020.net [mailto:hhassell at i2020.net]
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 8:21 PM
for Saba, PJ8 is the same as for the other
PJ8/K4LMY, POB 805 ,
hhassell at i2020.net
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