Most Immediate


Government of India

Ministry of Communications & IT

Department of Telecommunications

WPC Wing, COP Section

6th Floor, Sanchar Bhawan, 20 Ashoka Road

New Delhi 110 001


No. L-14011/555/04-AMT                                                                                                 Dated the 30th December, 2004




Subject:           Disaster relief measures in Tsunamis affected areas - Radio Amateur activities.


            Some requests have been received from the civil authorities and Radio Amateurs for their services in the Disaster Relief communications/ activities in the affected areas.


            The licensed Radio Amateurs and/ or their Associations/ societies are permitted to assist the civil authorities in the Disaster Relief communications/ activities on voluntary & Non-commercial basis.


            They should inform the WPC Wing of their proposed program (for record purposes) and coordinate with the concerned civil/police authorities in the affected area.





(C. Rama Rao)

Assistant Wireless Adviser

Tel: 2303 6951