Operating Rules and Procedures

Irish Call Signs

  • In Ireland, normal call signs consist of the country identification letters EI (“Echo India”) as the prefix, a single digit and either a one, two, three or four letter suffix
  • example:  EI3F
  • example:  EI3RDB
  • example:  EI6ABCD
  • For stations operating from offshore islands the prefix EJ (“Echo Juliett”) is substituted for the prefix EI
  • example:  EJ3F
  • Distinctive call signs – which may not necessarily comply with the normal rules – may be issued by ComReg for special event stations
  • example:  EI1ØØMORSE