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  • 03/24/2009 | FCC Proposes New Rules for Medical Devices Operating on 70 cm Band

    On March 20, the FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to allocate spectrum and adopt service and technical rules for the utilization of new implanted medical devices that operate on 413-457 MHz (70 cm). According to t
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  • 10/25/2008 | Next Round of PAVE PAWS Mitigation Contacts Begins

    On Wednesday, October 22, the FCC notified the ARRL that they would immediately begin making direct contact with owners or trustees of approximately 40 repeaters. The US Air Force identified these repeaters earlier this year as contributors to the harmful
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    09/26/2008 | Walt Ireland, WB7CSL, Retires from ARRL

    Technical Relations Specialist Walt Ireland, WB7CSL, part of the ARRL's Technical Relations Office (TRO) in Washington, DC, retired from the League this past summer. Ireland came to ARRL in April 1997 from the Voice of America (VOA) where he was responsib
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  • 07/18/2008 | New 70 cm Coordination Agreement Reached for New England

    In the next step of developing a long-term procedure to mitigate interference to the Air Force PAVE PAWS radar site at Cape Cod Air Force Station in Massachusetts, the ARRL has brokered a deal that will allow new coordinations to be considered by the New
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  • 05/22/2008 | New Amateur Radio Satellite Receives OSCAR Designation

    Earlier this week, Bill Tynan, W3XO, announced that Amateur Radio satellite Delfi C-3 has been issued an OSCAR number: Delfi-C3 OSCAR-64 or Dutch OSCAR-64. The shortened version of either of these two designations is DO-64.
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