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Legal / The deadline for renewing licenses - why doesn't RAST hire someone?!?
« Last post by hs0zfe on January 27, 2017, 12:27:48 PM »
Hi All


I'm deeply upset about the recent experience regarding this deadline. Am overseas and cannot appear in person to apply.


Sent them a EMS letter, which has been ignored by the NTBC.


Personally, I'm convinced that it would pay someone a living wage helping foreign hams with licensing etc. I honestly do! Paying a few thousand THB for such a service would be pleasant vs the alternative.


Rant over.


Chris - soon to be ex HS0ZFE  >:( :'(
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Wanted / Re: Want buy Amplifier
« Last post by HS0ZLW on January 22, 2017, 10:45:01 AM »
Not only is the advanced licence in the Thai language, but it is only open to Thai citizens.


Foreigners in Thailand only have the option of a reciprocal licence - the HS0Zxx licence we all have. Or they can apply for Thai citizenship, which is difficult to qualify for, and takes a long time to get.


Best regards and 73,


Scott HS0ZLW
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Wanted / Re: Want buy Amplifier
« Last post by HS0ZIV on January 22, 2017, 10:37:01 AM »
Denis,
check your Thai radio licence first. There you will find the power output you can use. As far as i know the intermediate licence is limited to 200W, but even that depends on the radio you use. I use a IC-718 and my licence is limited to 100W as the radio is not producing more power.
Using an 1 kW amplifier is therfore ilegal.
The only chance to run 1 kW is the new Thai high power licence, but as far as I know the only chance to get it is to make a new radio examination in Thailand. And that's maybe in Thai language only.!
Please don't do any ileagal things, because if you will be caught maybe all HS0Zxx farangs have to suffer from that.
73 Helmut
HS0ZIV
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Legal / Re: IMPORT ANTENNA
« Last post by HS0ZIV on January 22, 2017, 10:23:22 AM »
Hi Denis,
I think best idea ist to call/write NBTC first and ask about the regulations. My experince a few years ago was that I even needed a written allowness from them to import spare parts for my Optibeam. If that regulation is still existing than you need their papers first BEFORE you send your parts to Thailand. Otherwise you will get much problems with customs!
Sorry, but I can't remember how much tax I had to pay. Sure ist that you have to pay the 7,3% additional to the import fee.
If they catch you at customs with the antenna parts in your luggage without  import papers you will have much troubles also. Better clear everything with NBTC first to be on the secure site. 
Just my advice!!!
73 Helmut
HS0ZIV
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Legal / IMPORT ANTENNA
« Last post by (HB9TWK) on January 07, 2017, 03:02:11 PM »
Hello from Switzerland, i want send my cubical quad antenna in Thaïlande but want send only the part of fiberglass, all other one in my bag, the taxe i have to paye it's very expensive ? I think i not speaking it's antenna, only speaking it's the tubes in fiberglass. Peoples have any experiences ? thanks for your answer 73 HB9TWK / HS0ZMY Denis
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Wanted / Want buy Amplifier
« Last post by (HB9TWK) on December 24, 2016, 02:17:32 PM »
Hello from Switzerland, i recieve my Thai call HS0ZMY and i want to buy for my house in Sattahip Chonburi 1 amplifier 1 KW + big rotator can support big Cubex quad antenna 4 éléments 6 band boom long 9 meter 80 Kg  73" Denis HB9TWK
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Other / Re: LINEAR TRANSPONDER FOR SATELLITE E2-SAT PROJECT
« Last post by E21qJU on December 04, 2016, 08:01:20 PM »
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Activities, Meetings, etc. / Re: RAST Meeting 3rd September 2016 - Sena Hotel
« Last post by HS0ZFZ on November 04, 2016, 02:09:44 PM »
SRI for late reply!


www.seanet2016.com


73 de HS0ZFZ

Swen

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Activities, Meetings, etc. / RAST meeting at Sena Place Hotel on Sunday, November 6
« Last post by HS0ZFZ on November 04, 2016, 02:07:42 PM »
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Dear member or friend of RAST, The Radio Amateur Society of Thailand under the Patronage of His Majesty the King (RAST) will hold its next monthly meeting as usual on November 6, the first Sunday of the month, at Sena Place Hotel on Phaholyothin Soi 11, beginning at 11 a.m. A buffet lunch will be available for 320 baht. This month RAST will also be hosting the 44th SEANET Convention at the Discovery Beach Hotel in Pattaya on the weekend of November 18-21. However, the ARDF Championships that had been scheduled for November 5-6 have been postponed until the weekend of January 28-29 to respect the mourning period for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, HS1A-SK, who passed away on October 13, 2016. At the upcoming RAST meeting on Sunday, RAST President Jakkree (Jack) Hantongkom will bring those present up-to-date about amateur radio in Thailand and the activities of the society and all RAST members as well as any radio amateurs visiting Thailand are welcome to attend.   
Sincere 73    Tony Waltham, HS0ZDX     RAST Liaison Officer
     RAST website in English     RAST website in Thai


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Dear member or friend of RAST,

 As you are no doubt aware, Thailand is in deep mourning following the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej, HS1A-SK on October 13 2016 and, as a result of this tragic news, RAST has cancelled the Amateur Radio Direction-Finding (ARDF) Championships that had been scheduled for the weekend of November 5-6, 2016. Instead, the ARDF Championships will take place on January 28-29, 2017 while on Sunday, November 6 RAST will hold a regular monthly meeting at Sena Place Hotel from 11 a.m. onwards and all RAST members are invited to attend this meeting. With this email we can also confirm that the 44th SEANET Convention on Friday, Saturday and Sunday November 18-20, 2016 will take place at the Discovery Beach Hotel in Pattaya as scheduled and we would like to encourage all delegates who will be attending the convention to bring sombre clothing (with dark colours or in black and white) to wear during the event to respect the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibhol. 

Sincerely, 73 Tony, HS0ZDX   
RAST Liaison Officer   
RAST English-language website   
RAST Thai-language website

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