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    02/23/2010 | Iceland Amateurs Receive New Privileges

    As of Friday, February 19, Iceland’s Post and Telecom Administration (PTA) granted temporary experimental access to the 4 and 600 meter bands at least through the end of 2010.
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  • 09/22/2009 | Preparations Underway for WRC-12

    Approximately 200 participants came together in an ITU preliminary meeting that ended September 16 in Geneva, Switzerland in preparation for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12). The six regional telecommunications organizations -- APT (A
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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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  • 04/06/2009 | FCC, Indianapolis Police Department Address Unlicensed Operations

    In response to an investigation by the FCC, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) has taken action to prevent further use of Amateur Radio frequencies by unlicensed officers. Any Amateur Radio equipment in the cruisers of unlicensed offic
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  • 03/13/2009 | Agenda for WRC-11 Poses Opportunities and Challenges for Hams

    The next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-11) is scheduled for fall 2011. These periodic conferences of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consider allocations to the various radio services -- including the Amateu
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  • 05/28/2008 | ARRL Files Comments in Two Matters Before FCC

    On Tuesday, May 27, ARRL filed electronic comments concerning two matters that the FCC has under consideration. The first set of comments concern a company that filed a request for a waiver of Part 90 of the FCC rules; ReconRobotics, an electronics manufa
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