Licensing information for Burkina Faso XT2
Prepared by: OH2MCN - Veke
& G4IFB - Gary & 9M6DXX - Steve
Status: Oct 2003, ‘08
Intro: You can get license in
Office National des Télécommunications (ONATEL)
01 BP. 10.000
Tf +226 300 945, 363 019
Fax +226 300 930
Email dg at onatel.bf
Email dcrp at onatel.bf
01 BP 6437
The best way to get a license:
Firstly, many thanks for providing such a useful resource in the licensing info. You must have invested hundreds of hours in this project!
Secondly, I have some info re XT2. I was involved in the XT2DX trip in 2001. Our licences (XT2DX, XT2WP and XT2SX I think) were arranged by G3SXW and G4BWP with local help from Hugo XT2HB who works for a telecomms firm, mostly in
We found negotiating customs at a primitive border point near
XT2 is a very poor country but has a reasonably good infrastructure, thanks to foreign aid (UN and French mostly, I believe). The main roads are good tarmac and vehicles are maintained properly (unlike 9G!).
We operated at the 3-star Hotel Splendide in
If you need more info on licensing etc., Roger G3SXW ( G3SXW at compuserve.com ) may be able to advise. Roger is a veteran DXer who has been to many West African countries and all sorts of other exotic locations.
How long before you can operate?
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