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    02/03/2012 | New Rules for 5 MHz (60 Meters) To Go Into Effect March 5

    On November 18, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), defining new rules for the 60 meter (5 MHz) band. These rules are in response to a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) filed by the ARRL more than five years ago and a June 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulem
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    12/07/2011 | New Rules for 60 Meters Have Yet to Take Effect

    Last month, the FCC released a Report & Order (R&O), detailing new rules for the 5 MHz (60 meters) Amateur Radio band. These rules have not been published in the Federal Register. In order to be official, the rules must be published in the Federal Registe
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    08/03/2011 | Investigation by ARRL OOs, Researchers Leads to Resolution of 60 Meter Interference

    Collaboration between ARRL Official Observers and researchers at Rutgers University has resulted in a change of operating frequency of coastal HF radars, eliminating interference to amateur stations using two frequencies in the 60 meter (5 MHz) band,
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    11/26/2010 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily solar flux declined this week more than 36 points compared to last week, to 24.6. Our reporting week -- which ran until November 24 -- showed the daily sunspot number declining from 40 to 11, but on November 25 the sunspot number rose to
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    08/09/2010 | ARRL Comments on FCC 5 MHz Proposals

    On July 13, the ARRL filed its comments in response to the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in ET Docket No. 10-98. The NPRM was issued in response to an ARRL Petition for Rule Making -- RM-11353 -- filed in October 2006. In its 2006 Petition, t
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    06/15/2010 | FCC Seeks Comments on Amateur 5 MHz (60 Meters) Allocation

    In May, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) -- ET Docket No 10-98 -- proposing to amend the Part 97 rules governing the Amateur Radio Service. Specifically, the Commission looks to modify the rules pertaining to the use of five channel
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