Dear Office of Communications,
I would like a list of all available amateur radio callsigns.
Dear Mr Dover
Request for information, reference: 1-252468335
Thank you for your request for information which has been considered under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
You asked: I would like a list of all available amateur radio callsigns.
I am writing to confirm that Ofcom has now completed its search:
We attach a list of all unallocated UK Amateur Radio call signs which are
currently^1 available for any person(s) that is eligible to apply for a UK
Amateur Radio Licence. The details include:
UK Amateur Foundation Radio Licence product call sign i.e. “M6xxx” (where
x represents letters which make up the call sign suffix);
UK Amateur Intermediate Radio Licence product call sign i.e. “2xAAA”
(where x = the appropriate Regional Secondary Indicator within the United
Kingdom and where “AAA” represents letters which make up the call sign
UK Amateur Full Radio Licence product call sign i.e. “M0xxx” (where x
represents letters which make up the call sign suffix).
^1This information is correct as at 16:30 on Friday 14 March 2014.
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