The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of Spain located in the western Mediterranean Sea. The archipelago consists of several islands and numerous islets. The largest islands, that are inhabited, are Majorca/Mallorca, Minorca/Menorca, Ibiza/Eivissa and Formentera.
As they belong to Spain, the Balearic Islands are an insular territory of the European Union.
You will find extensive information about the Balearic Islands geography, demographics and history on the Wikipedia.
Amateur radio legislation
Amateur radio use and operation in the Balearic Islands is under de European directives and Spanish regulations. It will be easier for you if you own a HAREC/CEPT license and URE has compiled useful information for you.
Spain (EA) is divided in several districts. The sixth district corresponds to the Balearic Islands, so any generic Spanish prefix followed by the number 6 is applicable to them.
The valid prefixes are:
|EA6, EB6, EC6||For individual authorizations or collective stations||EA6 by default|
|ED6, EE6, EF6||For temporary use in low relevance events: contests, experiments, demonstrations…||Authorization required. ED6 for unattended automatic stations: repeaters, beacons, gateways…|
|EG6, EH6||In regional or local events of high relevance||Authorization required|
|AM6, AN6||In high relevance national events||Authorization required|
|AO6||In high relevance international events||Authorization required|
What prefix to use
EA stations are free to operate without any modification (EA6/, /EA6, /6, /P, /M…). The legal format is /6 but is optional.
Foreign stations can use EA/ or EA6/. EA6 format is preferred.