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Travelling as an Amateur Operator

Travelling as an Amateur Operator

I am travelling south within ITU region II, what licence is required to operate here?

For participatory countries an IARP may be obtained.

I am making a trip by boat to another country. Do I have to use a VE0 call sign when in international water or can I use my home station call sign? A. You may use your home station call sign when in international waters without any problems. Since your call sign reflects your geographical location you

You may use your home station call sign when in international waters without any problems. Since your call sign reflects your geographical location you may wish to obtain a VE0 to show this when broadcasting. To obtain the VE0 use the form found at www.callsign.ca and pay the fee for obtaining additional call signs.

I am going on vacation in Europe, and would like to operate from the various locations that I visit. Am I allowed to do this?

Yes. Canadians can obtain a CEPT licence, issued by RAC that allows them to operate in the countries that have signed the CEPT agreement. Please visit www.rac.ca for more information, and please read RIC-3 for information on CEPT and the participating countries.