information for West-East-Central Kiribati and Banaba Island - T3
Prepared by: ON6TT-Peter, OH2MCN-Veke, W2HRX- Greg, T30MT - Mote & KM9D/T30MY - Mike, NY0V - Tom
Status: Feb-93, June '98, July '99 links, May '03, May 08
Intro: If you have a foreign ham license, you will have no problems to get a license for the Kiribatis. A license is issued to you on the spot. Recent information confirms that you can handle your license application via mail / fax.
Telecommunication Authority of Kiribati (TAK)
TAK Office is the (blue) two-story building immediately east of the Post Office in BETIO.
Office FAX: +686 25432
Office Phone: +686 2532 or +686 25488
Email: enquiries at tak.ki
- Copy of your license
- some paperwork which you will get on the spot
The best way to get a license:
Contact T30MT (retired now), see above. He will help you all the way
You can pick your own suffix (one, two or three letters), but they do not re-issue calls.
How long before you can operate?
License is issued while you wait for it in the office
by default 150W HF
Useful local contacts:
T30MT - Mote
T30NJ - Karl, a Swiss missionary
Places to operate from:
Kiribati, Hotel Accommodation Index
T30: Ootentaai hotel (right at the lagoon) or Hotel Kiribati
T32: Captain Cook hotel (right at the beach, used to accomodate hams. When you walk in for the first time with a radio in your hands, the guys in the bar will start calling: 'CQ CQ CQ'. No kidding!)
great people, great places. Wanna live there.
(licensed as T30TT, T31TT,
T32TT, T33TT. Operated as T30TT and T30AJ coming back from AH1A)
pcasier at innet.be
From: < km9d at winlink.org >
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003
The licensing authority for
Please note the current information submitted below:
P.O. Box 430
MICT Office is the (blue) two-story building immediately east of the Post Office in BETIO.
Office FAX: +686 26193
Office Phone: +686 26003 Extension 22
or +686 26004 Extension 22
Home Phone: +686 26861
The above information was provided by Mote Terukaio, T30MT and submitted by Mike Young, KM9D.
During the first quarter of 2003 I signed T31MY while visiting
73 de Mike, KM9D
from Vinson's [tkjjm at mchsi.com ]
Date 3 May 2008
I would like to let you know that Mote Terukaio, T30MT has retired and is not the licensing authority for the Kiribas for the last two years. I have been in contact with TAK and have their new info:
The primary person that I have been working with is Mr. Itaaka Tebaka.
Here is his info:
We have been able to do all licensing requirements through email back and forth. The license is $100AUD now for a one year license. In the future, there may be a charge for the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) added to this as it cost them another $20AUD from their bank.
The EFT account used was:
SWIFTCODE: ANZBAU3M Bank Name: Bank of
The TAK requests a copy of your license, a color passport photo (jpg), and the application for license.
It cost me
$30USD to do the EFT, in addition to the USD equivalent to $100AUD. I assume
they got it with a $20AUD additional charge due to the EFT going through
I hope this helps.
73/ Tom, NY0V