J38GU - 1996

 

National flag of Grenada

 

Grenada and the Grenadines

 

 

J3/DL7VOG - 2007

   Grenada - Country and People

  Grenada is located in the southern Caribbean north of Trinidad and Tobago. You immediately know what Grenadas second name "Spice Island" means when you leave the plane in St. George's. The smell of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and other spices is everywhere.
 Grenada is a mountainous and lush green island. The island center is covered with rain forest.
  There are many lakes, rivers, rills and waterfalls.
  You have the choice of many remarkable places of interest like sugar mills, nutmeg plants, old rum destilleries, fortresses and and and ...

  Capital City

  St. George’s (10.000 inhabitants)

  Inhabitants

  91.000, 82% Black, 13% Mulattos, 4% Indians, less than 1% White

  Language

  Englisch

  Climate

  Around 80F (27C) throughout the year
  Hurricane season - June until October

  Voltage

  220 Volt

  Currency

  East Caribbean Dollar (1 EC$ ~  0,37 €)

  Vaccinations

  Not necessary -  but better ask your Doctor

      The actual  temperature
  in St. George’s / Grenada

 

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Click the button to see the weather forecast for Grenada
 

   How to get an amateur radio guest license?

Send your license application, together with the following items

- Photocopy of your passport
- Photocopy of your own licence
- intended date and place of your stay in Grenada
- two passport size photographs

to the following address:

National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
P.O.Box 854
St. George's
Grenada, W.I.

Send your application well in advance; 8 weeks before you enter Grenada should be enough (better more).
You also can try to send your application form which you may find at http://ectel.int/ectelnew-2
via email to cwhiteman@ectel.int.
You will get your license ONLY in Miss Whiteman’s office in St. George’s after your arrival.
You have to sign it there.
Miss Cassandra Whitman is so kind to send you a copy of your license via email in advance to avoid problems with the customs on arrival. But you have to pay the fee before they issue the license.
So if you have any friend there to pay your license fee it saves you any trouble.

The physical address of the Regulatory Commission where you get your license is:

Suite # 8
Grand Anse Shopping Center
Grand Anse
St. George’s

Licence fee is about 30 US$.

Foreign applicants now get the call signs “Homecall/J3” only !!

You could also send a letter to the Grenada Amateur Radio Club and ask them for help with the license.
REMEMBER: Letters to the Caribbean countries are usually slower than snail mail. It doesn't matter if you send them via air mail or not - two or three weeks is normal.

   Useful addresses, phone numbers and email-addresses

  Licenses:
  National  Telecommunications Regulatory Commission
  P.O.Box 854
  St. George's
  Grenada, W.I.

  Tel: (001-473) 435 6872
  Fax: (001-473) 435 2132
  Email: cwhiteman@ectel.int

  Grenada Amateur Radio Club
  P.O.Box 737
  St. George's
  Grenada, W.I

 

  Hotel “Lance aux Epines Cottages”
  P.O.Box 187
  St. George’s
  Grenada, W.I.

  “Lance aux Epines Cottages” is a well managed hotel with
  spacious cottages away from the tourist mile with a nice
  beach in the south of Grenada about 15 minutes from the
  Airport.
  The price in summer starts at 70 US $,
  in winter (November until April) from 95 US$. (1996)
  L'Anse aux Epines Cottages is a nice place for ham radio
  operations, the staff is very tolerant and helpful.
  Todays price starts at 130 US$ (2008).


  “Big Sky Lodge” is a familiar, simple but clean guesthouse with
  2 cottages with 2 doublebed rooms in Crochu.
  You should rent a car because the cottages are a little out of
  the way. Who looks for a hideaway place in a tropical garden -
  this is your place.


  “Snakepit” Carriacou - simple studio from 60 USD/day at
   Paradise-Beach in the northwest of the Grenadines Island
   Carriacou. 

  Tel: (001-473) 444 4565
  Fax: (001-473) 444 2802














  Tel: (001-473) 444 7277
  Email: tlauerbach@spiceisle.com
  Web:  www.grenada-lodge.org

 


  Tel: (001-473) 443 6039
  Email: snakepit@carriacou.biz
  Web: http://snakepit.carriacou.biz