Amateur Radio News/Events by HL1FB, revised 9/17/2016


***New 2m repeater in Seoul area, 9/17/2016

        This repeater transmits on 145.440MHz and receives on 144.840MHz (88.5Hz tone required).

           It is located at the same location as other Seoul area repeaters at 535m high Namhansansung mountain top.

           Its coverage is 100km or more from Seoul.


***New Foreign Language Repeater(DS0KBK)***

           This repeater transmits on 434.840MHz and receives on 439.840MHz (88.5Hz tone required).

           It is located at the same location as other Seoul area repeaters at 535m high Namhansansung mountain top.

           Its coverage is about 50km radius from Seoul.

           This repeater is connected to IRLP node 8282.(9/17/2016)

           All foreigner hams in Korea are encouraged to use this repeater.

           This is not an English language repeater, it is a Foreign Language Repeater.  

           Foreign hams can also do QSOs here in Korean language as well as any other language.

           At 9PM, every Wednesday, we do round table QSO exchanging information about ham radio.

           For detail about repeaters in Korea,  please look at 'Information' menu at this site.


***All foreign hams applying for Korean permit can use their non-Korean type approved equipments

                           without inspection within a period of one months(one month permit).

      This is an addition to existing radio regulation and it is effective from July 1, 2016.  

      To get a Korean permit of five years, non-Korean type approved equipments have to be station

                           inspected as before(five year permit).

       Foreign hams can choose to apply for one month permit or five year permit.

   To find out if your equipments to use in Korea are type approved or not, please inquire to HL0HQ@hanmail.net 

                          with manufacturer name and model number of your radios.

       See 'Information' menu for detail.




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