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    04/12/2012 | Amateurs Must Protect New Radars in 23 cm Band

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is deploying a new generation of Common Air Route Surveillance Radar (CARSR) that has some implications for the use of the 1240-1300 MHz (23 cm) band by amateurs. The Amateur Service allocation in this band is on
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    03/06/2012 | ARRL Seeks Comments on Proposed 9 cm Band Plan

    A few months ago, the ARRL UHF/Microwave Band Plan Committee asked the Amateur Radio community about current, planned and projected uses of the amateur bands between 902 MHz and 3.5 GHz. The response was beyond our expectations, with hundreds of comments
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    11/28/2011 | FCC Commissioners to Discuss Medical Micropower Networks in 413-457 MHz Band

    In their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 30, the four FCC Commissioners will hear from the Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) regarding amending Parts 2 and 95 of the Commission’s Rules. In a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPR
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    07/13/2011 | Ofcom Tests 70 cm Band in Advance of 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London

    In April, Ofcom -- the British equivalent to the FCC -- approached the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) to help determine which sections of the 70 cm band could be used by the London Olympic Committee for a limited period before, during and after the
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    03/02/2011 | ARRL Members Respond to HR 607

    Last month, a bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives that addresses certain spectrum management issues, including the creation and maintenance of a nationwide Public Safety broadband network. This bill -- HR 607, known as The Broadband for
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    02/17/2011 | Spectrum Management Bill Threatens Amateur Frequencies

    On February 10, Representative Peter King (R-NY-3), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, introduced HR 607, the Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011. The bill been referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which handles tele
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  • 08/12/2009 | ARRL Responds to FCC's Proposed Allocation for Medical Devices in 70 cm Band

    ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, on behalf of the ARRL, filed comments on August 11 regarding a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), ET Docket 09-36, issued by the FCC in March 2009. In the NPRM, the FCC proposed to allocate spectru
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