UK designators

Country Codes (Foundation Requirement)

When you come across a callsign like M3VQE you know that the M stands for UK, but what when you come across MI3VQE? well the second letter is a descriptor for the country or island the callsign is used in. This works for both the full license and the Foundation licence but what about the Intermediate?

Country Name Code

Licence class Nation or Dependency RSL to be used

 

Foundation: Example MD6ABC

England: None
Northern Ireland: I
Scotland: M
Wales: W
Guernsey: U
Jersey: J
Isle of Man: D

Intermediate: The intermediate has a different formatting remember 2x0DMZ where the second letter is represents the UK the descriptor is instead used like this 2W0DMZ representing wales, or maybe 2D0DMZ representing the Isle of Man.

England: E
Northern Ireland: I
Scotland: M
Wales: W
Guernsey: U
Jersey J:
Isle of Man: D

Full (Except Club): Example MM0ZIF (Scotland)

England: None
Northern Ireland: I
Scotland: M
Wales: W
Guernsey: U
Jersey: J
Isle of Man: D

Full Club Call: Example MS0KLR

England: None or X
Northern Ireland: I or N
Scotland: M or S
Wales: W or C
Guernsey: U or P
Jersey: J or H
Isle of Man: D or T

 

Postfixes
Postfix Use
/M Mobile
/P Portable
/A Altenative or away
/MM Marine Mobile*

* Marine Mobile is only usable by a Full Licensee.

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