Official Criteria


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Radio Law Related Screening CriteriaDempa-ho Kankei Shinsa Kijun
Appendix 3. Assignment Criteria of Identification Signals  Beppyo 3 Shikibetsu Shingo no Shitei Kijun
19. Amateur Station19 Amateur-kyoku

This is not an official Japanese-English translation.

(1) Stations except following (2), (3) and (4)

Regional Bureau Call Sign
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Kanto JA1AA-JA1ZZ

JA1AAA-JA1QQZ
JA1QUA-JA1ZZZ
JH1AAA-JH1QQZ
JH1QUA-JH1ZZZ
JR1AAA-JR1QQZ
JR1QUA-JR1ZZZ
JE1AAA-JE1QQZ
JE1QUA-JE1ZZZ
JF1AAA-JF1QQZ
JF1QUA-JF1ZZZ
JG1AAA-JG1QQZ
JG1QUA-JG1ZZZ
JI1AAA-JI1QQZ
JI1QUA-JI1ZZZ
JJ1AAA-JJ1QQZ
JJ1QUA-JJ1ZZZ
JK1AAA-JK1QQZ
JK1QUA-JK1ZZZ
JL1AAA-JL1QQZ
JL1QUA-JL1ZZZ
JM1AAA-JM1QQZ
JM1QUA-JM1ZZZ
JN1AAA-JN1QQZ
JN1QUA-JN1ZZZ
JO1AAA-JO1QQZ
JO1QUA-JO1ZZZ
JP1AAA-JP1QQZ
JP1QUA-JP1ZZZ
JQ1AAA-JQ1QQZ
JQ1QUA-JQ1ZZZ
JS1AAA-JS1QQZ
JS1QUA-JS1ZZZ
JD1AAA-JD1QQZ
JD1QUA-JD1ZZZ
7K1AAA-7K1QQZ
7K1QUA-7K1ZZZ
7L1AAA-7L1QQZ
7L1QUA-7L1ZZZ
7M1AAA-7M1QQZ
7M1QUA-7M1ZZZ
7N1AAA-7N1QQZ
7N1QUA-7N1ZZZ
7K2AAA-7K2QQZ
7K2QUA-7K2ZZZ
7L2AAA-7L2QQZ
7L2QUA-7L2ZZZ
7M2AAA-7M2QQZ
7M2QUA-7M2ZZZ
7N2AAA-7N2QQZ
7N2QUA-7N2ZZZ
7K3AAA-7K3QQZ
7K3QUA-7K3ZZZ
7L3AAA-7L3QQZ
7L3QUA-7L3ZZZ
7M3AAA-7M3QQZ
7M3QUA-7M3ZZZ
7N3AAA-7N3QQZ
7N3QUA-7N3ZZZ
7K4AAA-7K4QQZ
7K4QUA-7K4ZZZ
7L4AAA-7L4QQZ
7L4QUA-7L4ZZZ
7M4AAA-7M4QQZ
7M4QUA-7M4ZZZ
7N4AAA-7N4QQZ
7N4QUA-7N4ZZZ
Shin'etsu JA0AA-JA0ZZ JA0AAA-JA0QQZ
JA0QUA-JA0ZZZ
JH0AAA-JH0QQZ
JH0QUA-JH0ZZZ
JR0AAA-JR0QQZ
JR0QUA-JR0ZZZ
JE0AAA-JE0QQZ
JE0QUA-JE0ZZZ
JF0AAA-JF0QQZ
JF0QUA-JF0ZZZ
JG0AAA-JG0QQZ
JG0QUA-JG0ZZZ
JI0AAA-JI0QQZ
JI0QUA-JI0ZZZ
JJ0AAA-JJ0QQZ
JJ0QUA-JJ0ZZZ
JK0AAA-JK0QQZ
JK0QUA-JK0ZZZ
JL0AAA-JL0QQZ
JL0QUA-JL0ZZZ
JM0AAA-JM0QQZ
JM0QUA-JM0ZZZ
JN0AAA-JN0QQZ
JN0QUA-JN0ZZZ
JO0AAA-JO0QQZ
JO0QUA-JO0ZZZ
JP0AAA-JP0QQZ
JP0QUA-JP0ZZZ
JQ0AAA-JQ0QQZ
JQ0QUA-JQ0ZZZ
JS0AAA-JS0QQZ
JS0QUA-JS0ZZZ
Tokai JA2AA-JA2ZZ JA2AAA-JA2QQZ
JA2QUA-JA2ZZZ
JH2AAA-JH2QQZ
JH2QUA-JH2ZZZ
JR2AAA-JR2QQZ
JR2QUA-JR2ZZZ
JE2AAA-JE2QQZ
JE2QUA-JE2ZZZ
JF2AAA-JF2QQZ
JF2QUA-JF2ZZZ
JG2AAA-JG2QQZ
JG2QUA-JG2ZZZ
JI2AAA-JI2QQZ
JI2QUA-JI2ZZZ
JJ2AAA-JJ2QQZ
JJ2QUA-JJ2ZZZ
JK2AAA-JK2QQZ
JK2QUA-JK2ZZZ
JL2AAA-JL2QQZ
JL2QUA-JL2ZZZ
JM2AAA-JM2QQZ
JM2QUA-JM2ZZZ
JN2AAA-JN2QQZ
JN2QUA-JN2ZZZ
JO2AAA-JO2QQZ
JO2QUA-JO2ZZZ
JP2AAA-JP2QQZ
JP2QUA-JP2ZZZ
JQ2AAA-JQ2QQZ
JQ2QUA-JQ2ZZZ
JS2AAA-JS2QQZ
JS2QUA-JS2ZZZ
Hokuriku JA9AA-JA9ZZ JA9AAA-JA9QQZ
JA9QUA-JA9ZZZ
JH9AAA-JH9QQZ
JH9QUA-JH9ZZZ
JR9AAA-JR9QQZ
JR9QUA-JR9ZZZ
JE9AAA-JE9QQZ
JE9QUA-JE9ZZZ
JF9AAA-JF9QQZ
JF9QUA-JF9ZZZ
JG9AAA-JG9QQZ
JG9QUA-JG9ZZZ
JI9AAA-JI9QQZ
JI9QUA-JI9ZZZ
JJ9AAA-JJ9QQZ
JJ9QUA-JJ9ZZZ
JK9AAA-JK9QQZ
JK9QUA-JK9ZZZ
JL9AAA-JL9QQZ
JL9QUA-JL9ZZZ
JM9AAA-JM9QQZ
JM9QUA-JM9ZZZ
JN9AAA-JN9QQZ
JN9QUA-JN9ZZZ
JO9AAA-JO9QQZ
JO9QUA-JO9ZZZ
JP9AAA-JP9QQZ
JP9QUA-JP9ZZZ
JQ9AAA-JQ9QQZ
JQ9QUA-JQ9ZZZ
JS9AAA-JS9QQZ
JS9QUA-JS9ZZZ
Kinki JA3AA-JA3ZZ JA3AAA-JA3QQZ
JA3QUA-JA3ZZZ
JH3AAA-JH3QQZ
JH3QUA-JH3ZZZ
JR3AAA-JR3QQZ
JR3QUA-JR3ZZZ
JE3AAA-JE3QQZ
JE3QUA-JE3ZZZ
JF3AAA-JF3QQZ
JF3QUA-JF3ZZZ
JG3AAA-JG3QQZ
JG3QUA-JG3ZZZ
JI3AAA-JI3QQZ
JI3QUA-JI3ZZZ
JJ3AAA-JJ3QQZ
JJ3QUA-JJ3ZZZ
JK3AAA-JK3QQZ
JK3QUA-JK3ZZZ
JL3AAA-JL3QQZ
JL3QUA-JL3ZZZ
JM3AAA-JM3QQZ
JM3QUA-JM3ZZZ
JN3AAA-JN3QQZ
JN3QUA-JN3ZZZ
JO3AAA-JO3QQZ
JO3QUA-JO3ZZZ
JP3AAA-JP3QQZ
JP3QUA-JP3ZZZ
JQ3AAA-JQ3QQZ
JQ3QUA-JQ3ZZZ
JS3AAA-JS3QQZ
JS3QUA-JS3ZZZ
Chugoku JA4AA-JA4ZZ JA4AAA-JA4QQZ
JA4QUA-JA4ZZZ
JH4AAA-JH4QQZ
JH4QUA-JH4ZZZ
JR4AAA-JR4QQZ
JR4QUA-JR4ZZZ
JE4AAA-JE4QQZ
JE4QUA-JE4ZZZ
JF4AAA-JF4QQZ
JF4QUA-JF4ZZZ
JG4AAA-JG4QQZ
JG4QUA-JG4ZZZ
JI4AAA-JI4QQZ
JI4QUA-JI4ZZZ
JJ4AAA-JJ4QQZ
JJ4QUA-JJ4ZZZ
JK4AAA-JK4QQZ
JK4QUA-JK4ZZZ
JL4AAA-JL4QQZ
JL4QUA-JL4ZZZ
JM4AAA-JM4QQZ
JM4QUA-JM4ZZZ
JN4AAA-JN4QQZ
JN4QUA-JN4ZZZ
JO4AAA-JO4QQZ
JO4QUA-JO4ZZZ
JP4AAA-JP4QQZ
JP4QUA-JP4ZZZ
JQ4AAA-JQ4QQZ
JQ4QUA-JQ4ZZZ
JS4AAA-JS4QQZ
JS4QUA-JS4ZZZ
Shikoku JA5AA-JA5ZZ JA5AAA-JA5QQZ
JA5QUA-JA5ZZZ
JH5AAA-JH5QQZ
JH5QUA-JH5ZZZ
JR5AAA-JR5QQZ
JR5QUA-JR5ZZZ
JE5AAA-JE5QQZ
JE5QUA-JE5ZZZ
JF5AAA-JF5QQZ
JF5QUA-JF5ZZZ
JG5AAA-JG5QQZ
JG5QUA-JG5ZZZ
JI5AAA-JI5QQZ
JI5QUA-JI5ZZZ
JJ5AAA-JJ5QQZ
JJ5QUA-JJ5ZZZ
JK5AAA-JK5QQZ
JK5QUA-JK5ZZZ
JL5AAA-JL5QQZ
JL5QUA-JL5ZZZ
JM5AAA-JM5QQZ
JM5QUA-JM5ZZZ
JN5AAA-JN5QQZ
JN5QUA-JN5ZZZ
JO5AAA-JO5QQZ
JO5QUA-JO5ZZZ
JP5AAA-JP5QQZ
JP5QUA-JP5ZZZ
JQ5AAA-JQ5QQZ
JQ5QUA-JQ5ZZZ
JS5AAA-JS5QQZ
JS5QUA-JS5ZZZ
Kyushu JA6AA-JA6ZZ JA6AAA-JA6QQZ
JA6QUA-JA6ZZZ
JH6AAA-JH6QQZ
JH6QUA-JH6ZZZ
JR6AAA-JR6QQZ
JE6AAA-JE6QQZ
JE6QUA-JE6ZZZ
JF6AAA-JF6QQZ
JF6QUA-JF6ZZZ
JG6AAA-JG6QQZ
JG6QUA-JG6ZZZ
JI6AAA-JI6QQZ
JI6QUA-JI6ZZZ
JJ6AAA-JJ6QQZ
JJ6QUA-JJ6ZZZ
JK6AAA-JK6QQZ
JK6QUA-JK6ZZZ
JL6AAA-JL6QQZ
JL6QUA-JL6ZZZ
JM6AAA-JM6QQZ
JM6QUA-JM6ZZZ
JN6AAA-JN6QQZ
JN6QUA-JN6ZZZ
JO6AAA-JO6QQZ
JO6QUA-JO6ZZZ
JP6AAA-JP6QQZ
JP6QUA-JP6ZZZ
JQ6AAA-JQ6QQZ
JQ6QUA-JQ6ZZZ
Tohoku JA7AA-JA7ZZ JA7AAA-JA7QQZ
JA7QUA-JA7ZZZ
JH7AAA-JH7QQZ
JH7QUA-JH7ZZZ
JR7AAA-JR7QQZ
JR7QUA-JR7ZZZ
JE7AAA-JE7QQZ
JE7QUA-JE7ZZZ
JF7AAA-JF7QQZ
JF7QUA-JF7ZZZ
JG7AAA-JG7QQZ
JG7QUA-JG7ZZZ
JI7AAA-JI7QQZ
JI7QUA-JI7ZZZ
JJ7AAA-JJ7QQZ
JJ7QUA-JJ7ZZZ
JK7AAA-JK7QQZ
JK7QUA-JK7ZZZ
JL7AAA-JL7QQZ
JL7QUA-JL7ZZZ
JM7AAA-JM7QQZ
JM7QUA-JM7ZZZ
JN7AAA-JN7QQZ
JN7QUA-JN7ZZZ
JO7AAA-JO7QQZ
JO7QUA-JO7ZZZ
JP7AAA-JP7QQZ
JP7QUA-JP7ZZZ
JQ7AAA-JQ7QQZ
JQ7QUA-JQ7ZZZ
JS7AAA-JS7QQZ
JS7QUA-JS7ZZZ
Hokkaido JA8AA-JA8ZZ JA8AAA-JA8QQZ
JA8QUA-JA8ZZZ
JH8AAA-JH8QQZ
JH8QUA-JH8ZZZ
JR8AAA-JR8QQZ
JR8QUA-JR8ZZZ
JE8AAA-JE8QQZ
JE8QUA-JE8ZZZ
JF8AAA-JF8QQZ
JF8QUA-JF8ZZZ
JG8AAA-JG8QQZ
JG8QUA-JG8ZZZ
JI8AAA-JI8QQZ
JI8QUA-JI8ZZZ
JJ8AAA-JJ8QQZ
JJ8QUA-JJ8ZZZ
JK8AAA-JK8QQZ
JK8QUA-JK8ZZZ
JL8AAA-JL8QQZ
JL8QUA-JL8ZZZ
JM8AAA-JM8QQZ
JM8QUA-JM8ZZZ
JN8AAA-JN8QQZ
JN8QUA-JN8ZZZ
JO8AAA-JO8QQZ
JO8QUA-JO8ZZZ
JP8AAA-JP8QQZ
JP8QUA-JP8ZZZ
JQ8AAA-JQ8QQZ
JQ8QUA-JQ8ZZZ
JS8AAA-JS8QQZ
JS8QUA-JS8ZZZ
Okinawa JR6AA-JR6NZ JR6QUA-JR6ZZZ JS6AAA-JS6QQZ
JS6QUA-JS6ZZZ
Note 1: The call sign shall be sequentially assigned from Column 1 of Call Sign.
2: JD1AAA-JD1QQZ and JD1QUA-JD1ZZZ in Colum 3 of Kanto shall be assigned if the installated location or the stationed location is in the Ogasawara Islands.
3: In the case where an applicant is a club, the three letters after the regional branch number shall be sequentially assigned from YAA to ZZZ in each column (except Colum 1 (but in Kanto case, only its upper row) of Call Sign).
4: In the case where an applicant is The Japan Amateur Radio League, Inc., in disregard of Note 1, 2 and 3, the call sign having RL as the two letters after the regional branch number in Column 1 (but in Kanto, its upper row), or IGY as the three letters after the regional branch number in Colum 2 (but in Kanto, the lower row in Colum 1) can be assigned.
5: In the case when all call signs (except for clubs) in this table have been assigned, the unused call signs due to discontinuance etc. shall be assigned in the following way.
But, the call signs consisted of "two letters, one numeral and two letters" and in the JB, JC and JD call sign series shall be excluded.
(1) The assignment of call sign series shall be the J series, followed by the 7 series, and in alphabetical order in each case.
(2) Ther order of assignment of three letters after the regional branch number shall be alphabetical.
6: The call sign having been unused due to discontinuance or expiration can be assigned to an applicant having had that call sign, in the case when the applicant submit the license application or the designated issues modification application with requesting to be assigned that call sign.
By the way, the call sign of a discontinued or etc. amateur station, in principle, shall not be assigned to any amateur stations established by the other applicants than the licensee of the amateur station having had that call sign.
In addition, after discontinuance or expiration, a foreigner applicant having had an amateur station with the call sign from the following table, that call sign can be assigned in the case when the applicant submit the license application or the designated issues modification application, with requesting to be assigned that call sign.
Regional BureauCall Sign
Kanto7J1AAA-7J1DZZ
7J1YAA-7J1YMZ
Shin'etsu7J0AAA-7J0BZZ
7J0YAA-7J0YMZ
Tokai7J2AAA-7J2CZZ
7J2YAA-7J2YMZ
Hokuriku7J9AAA-7J9BZZ
7J9YAA-7J9YMZ
Kinki7J3AAA-7J3CZZ
7J3YAA-7J13MZ
Chugoku7J4AAA-7J4BZZ
7J4YAA-7J4YMZ
Shikoku7J5AAA-7J5BZZ
7J5YAA-7J5YMZ
Kyushu7J6AAA-7J6BZZ
7J6YAA-7J6YMZ
Tohoku7J7AAA-7J7BZZ
7J7YAA-7J7YMZ
Hokkaido7J8AAA-7J8BZZ
7J8YAA-7J8YMZ
Okinawa7J6CAA-7J6CZZ
7J6YNA-7J6YQZ
Note: In the case where an applicant is a club, the applicant shall be assigned the call sign in the lower row in each colmn.
7: An applicant can not be assigned two or more call signs in a regional bureau's jurisdiction.
But, in the case where an applicant is a club, the applicant may be assigned two or more call signs as needed.

(2) Station for Relay of Amateur Service

Regional BureauCall Sign  Regional BureauCall Sign
KantoJR1WA -JR1WZ
JR1VA -JR1VZ
JP1YAA-JP1YZZ
  ShikokuJR5WA -JR5WZ
JR5VA -JR5VZ
JP5YAA-JP5YZZ
Shin'etsuJR0WA -JR0WZ
JR0VA -JR0VZ
JP0YAA-JP0YZZ
  KyushuJR6WA -JR6WZ
JR6VA -JR6VZ
JP6YAA-JP6YZZ
TokaiJR2WA -JR2WZ
JR2VA -JR2VZ
JP2YAA-JP2YZZ
  TohokuJR7WA -JR7WZ
JR7VA -JR7VZ
JP7YAA-JP7YZZ
HokurikuJR9WA -JR9WZ
JR9VA -JR9VZ
JP9YAA-JP9YZZ
  HokkaidoJR8WA -JR8WZ
JR8VA -JR8VZ
JP8YAA-JP8YZZ
KinkiJR3WA -JR3WZ
JR3VA -JR3VZ
JP3YAA-JP3YZZ
  OkinawaJR6YA -JR6YZ
JQ6YAA-JQ6YZZ
ChugokuJR4WA -JR4WZ
JR4VA -JR4VZ
JP4YAA-JP4YZZ
    
Note 1: The two letters after the regional bureau number shall be sequentially assigned from WA (YA in Okinawa).
2: The call sign having the three letters after the regional bureau number shall be sequentially assigned that three letters from YCA (YBA in Okinawa).

(3) Remote Control Station for Station for Relay of Amateur Service

Regional BureauCall Sign  Regional BureauCall Sign
KantoJP1ZAA-JP1ZZZ  ShikokuJP5ZAA-JP5ZZZ
Shin'etsuJP0ZAA-JP0ZZZ  KyushuJP6ZAA-JP6ZZZ
TokaiJP2ZAA-JP2ZZZ  TohokuJP7ZAA-JP7ZZZ
HokurikuJP9ZAA-JP9ZZZ  HokkaidoJP8ZAA-JP8ZZZ
KinkiJP3ZAA-JP3ZZZ  OkinawaJQ6ZAA-JQ6ZZZ
ChugokuJP4ZAA-JP4ZZZ    
Note: The three letters after the regional bureau number shall be sequentially assigned from ZAA.

(4) Amateur station operated for temporary use and ad hoc purpose, on an event, etc.; and temporarily established amateur station, to communicate with an amateur station established on an international space station

Regional BureauCall Sign  Regional BureauCall Sign
HokkaidoCharacters of 8J8 or 8N8, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)  TohokuCharacters of 8J7 or 8N7, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)
KantoCharacters of 8J1 or 8N1, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)  Shin'etsuCharacters of 8J0 or 8N0, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)
HokurikuCharacters of 8J9 or 8N9, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)  TokaiCharacters of 8J2 or 8N2, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)
KinkiCharacters of 8J3 or 8N3, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)  ChugokuCharacters of 8J4 or 8N4, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)
ShikokuCharacters of 8J5 or 8N5, followed by one to five character(s) of (an) alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)  Kyushu
Okinawa
Characters of 8J6 or 8N6, followed by one to five character(s) of alphabet(s) or of a convination of (an) alphabet(s) and (a) digit(s) (where, the last character shall be an alphabet)
Note: 1. If the number of characters after the regional bureau number is three, the authority assigns that ones from AAA-QQZ or QUA-ZZZ.
  2. The picked call sign shall appropriate the event.

This is not an official Japanese-English translation.
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July 4, 2004, Ryota "Roy" Motobayashi, JJ1WTL