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    11/21/2011 | FCC Releases New Rules for 60 Meters

    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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    11/02/2011 | FCC Terminates Proceedings Affecting the Amateur Radio Service

    The FCC issued an Order on November 1 that terminated hundreds of proceedings, including six proceedings that members of the public, including the ARRL, had asked not to be terminated. Two of these six proceedings involved the Amateur Radio Service. This
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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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    04/19/2011 | ARRL Scores Partial Victory in ReconRobotics Proceeding

    The FCC has given radio amateurs a partial victory in response to the ARRL’s challenge, in a Petition for Reconsideration, of a rules waiver that permits the certification and licensing of the Recon Scout -- a remote-controlled, maneuverable surveillance
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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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  • 10/29/2010 | ARRL Replies to Wireless Services Filing in 2304 MHz Band Interference Debate

    ARRL Replies to Wireless Services Filing in 2304 MHz Band Interference Debate
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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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    09/09/2010 | ARRL Goes Another Round with ReconRobotics

    As reported earlier, on August 16, ReconRobotics -- manufacturers and marketers of the Recon Scout, a remote-controlled, maneuverable surveillance robot designed for use in areas that may be too hazardous for human entry – filed with the FCC an opposition
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