8Q - Maldives Islands


Ham Friendly Hotel: Used by the 8Q7DV 1998 multi operation.

Mr. Ali Naseer, reservation manager, Sun Island, Maldives. His email sun@dhivehinet.net.mv

The manager was very helpful to the 8Q7DV operation.

Some photos of the 8Q7DV operation can be seen at: http://www.qsl.net/ua9cdc/

Ham Friendly Hotel: Kuredu Island Resort in the Lhaviyani Atoll (05 33N - 73 28E) 130 Km north from Hulule International Airport - Used by EA4DX in 1997. You can see photos of the operation at: http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Shores/4909/8Q7XXqsl.htm

HB9DIF stayed on Veligandu Island in 1997, and Thulhagiri Island in 1995. Comments from Rolf can be found on his websites:


The following information on licensing in the Maldives was provided by Rolf on his website:


Ministry of Transport and Communications

Telecommunications Department

Postel Building

Husnuheena Magu

MALE 20-04

Telephone +960 323344, 323453

Telegram Postel maldives

Telex 0896 66005 telecom mf

Fax +960 320000

Mr. Abdulla Rasheed, Director Engineering

Mr. Hussain Shareef, Director General, Telecommunications Department

Mr. Mohamed Amir, Deputy Director, International Affairs

Mr. Moosa Mohamed Didi, Director Administration

Paperwork needed:

Application form,

Copy of your current license

The best way to get a license:

Contact their Director Engineering and arrange the license fee and stamp duty through your travel agency. The office works efficiently and replies quickly to your

telefaxes. Mr. Abdullah Rasheed is very kind and helpful person.

Price: 125 (3 months) or 200 MRF (one year)

Special calls: Ask for it How long before you can operate?

PTT will give your license to your travel agency a month before your arrival.

You must sign in the application formula which Island you will visit.


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