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    02/03/2012 | Amateur Allocation at 472 kHz Moves a Step Closer to Acceptance

    While two hurdles still remain to be cleared, the effort to gain a new amateur medium frequency (MF) allocation reached a major milestone on Thursday, February 2 at the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) in Geneva, Switzerland. According to
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    01/29/2012 | WRC-12: The First Week

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) began January 23 in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the “big show” for spectrum allocation matters and a very important meeting if you are an Amateur Radio oper
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    10/05/2011 | European Proposal for Amateur Secondary MF Allocation Clears Important Hurdle

    In preparation for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12), the CEPT Project Team C approved a draft European Common Proposal (ECP) for an 8 kHz-wide band between 472 and 480 kHz at its September meeting. This draft ECP will now go to CEPT’s
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    07/22/2011 | ARRL Asks FCC to Keep 2300 MHz Proceeding Open

    In June, the FCC released a Public Notice that sought comments on whether or not it should terminate approximately 800 docketed proceedings in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB), the International Bureau (IB), the Office of Engineering and Techn
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    02/24/2011 | Amateur MF Allocation Moves a Step Closer

    Amateur Radio has moved a step closer to a medium frequency (MF) allocation below the AM broadcast band. During the first week of the Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) of the International Telec
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    10/20/2010 | Defending the Amateur Radio Spectrum: Everyone’s Responsibility

    The second edition of Spectrum Defense Matters -- a newsletter aimed at keeping ARRL members updated on issues related to the protection of Amateur Radio frequencies -- has just been released on the ARRL Web site. This newsletter covers both domestic and
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    09/20/2010 | United States Supports Secondary Amateur Radio Allocation at 461-469 and 471-478 kHz

    The Federal Communications Commission and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) -- the spectrum regulators for United States private sector and government users, respectively -- have agreed to support a secondary MF allocat
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    09/09/2010 | ARRL Seeks to Protect 2304 MHz Operation

    In May, as a partial implementation of its National Broadband Plan, the FCC adopted amendments to its rules for Wireless Communications Services in the 2.3 GHz band to permit mobile broadband services, in addition to fixed services, in the bands 2305-2317
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