Operating

We would like to inform all licensed radio amateurs, who are planning to travel to Greece, about the valid regulations.

Please note that the arrangements are for CEPT full license holders only and that the agreement does not cover Mt Athos. 

General information

Current radio regulation document for radio amateurs in Greece (in Greek language)

Pages 27097 and 27098 (articles 22 and 25) describe operation in Greece for visitors under CEPT. We strongly suggest printing the a.m. regulation document (at least 1st page and pages 27097, 27098) and carrying it with you, in order to show it to the Greek Authorities, if needed.

Here is the Information about repeaters

ΤΧ Power for HF is 500W PEP except 60m band which is only 15W EIRP,
for VHF 100W PEP
for UHF up to 440 MHz 100W PEP,
for UHF from 1240 MHz and above 50W PEP.

Depending on the place you visit, you may use the call SV1/YOURCALL/P or SV1/YOURCALL/M or any other SVx/YOURCALL/P according to the region numbers as follows:

SV1 – Central Greece
SV2 – Central & West Macedonia
SV3 – Peloponnese
SV4 – Thessaly
SV5 – Dodecanese Islands
SV6 – Epirus
SV7 – Thrace and East Macedonia
SV8 – All Greek islands (except the Dodecanese Islands and Crete Island)
SV9 – Crete Island

 

Licensing

1. For licensed radio amateurs who are citizens of Member Nations of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT)

You must carry with you a CEPT HAREC T/R 61-01 / 61-02 certificate and your original Class 1 radio amateur license. Your staying cannot be more than 3 months.

2. For licensed radio amateurs who are citizens of countries outside of Europe who participate in CEPT Recommendation T/R 61-01, i.e. Australia, Canada, Israel, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa, The United States

CEPT license applies in full and reciprocal license as well. For simplicity reasons we suggest you go the CEPT way. You will only need your original License with you. Your staying cannot be more than 3 months.

3. For Licensed radio amateurs coming from countries – non members of CEPT, but with a reciprocal agreement with Greece (Australia, USA, Canada, Cyprus, Switzerland)

You should notify the Ministry of Digital Policy, Dpt. of Communication Control at least 2 months in advance of your arrival, declaring the type of equipment to be brought into the country. Your staying cannot be more than 3 months. For further details regarding the procedure, please contact RAAG (raag-hq@raag.org)

4. For licensed radio amateurs coming from countries – non members of CEPT, but with a reciprocal agreement with Greece, who will be staying in Greece for longer than 3 months

In this case, a “special Greek temporary license” has to be granted. A SV0XXX call will be issued which means “foreigner with reciprocal agreement”. For further details regarding the procedure, please contact RAAG (raag-hq@raag.org).

RAAG is at your disposal for any further information.
Please e-mail your questions to raag-hq@raag.org.

Enjoy your vacations!