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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB008 (2011)

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ARLB008 FCC Adds New Country to CEPT Reciprocal Agreement for
Amateurs

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ARRL Bulletin 8  ARLB008
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 9, 2011
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB008 FCC Adds New Country to CEPT Reciprocal Agreement for
Amateurs

On Monday, February 7, the FCC released a Public Notice (DA 11-221),
adding a new country to the CEPT reciprocal operating arrangements
for US citizens who hold an FCC-issued General, Advanced or Amateur
Extra class Amateur Radio licenses. US hams may now operate in
Montenegro, as well as the other countries covered by the European
Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT),
subject to the regulations in force in the country visited, to
operate in those countries.

US amateurs with a General class license will be granted CEPT Novice
Radio Amateur License privileges, in accordance with ECC
Recommendation (05)06 (as amended), which can be found on the web
at, http://www.erodocdb.dk/doks/implement_doc_adm.aspx?docid=2136.

US amateurs holding an Advanced or Amateur Extra class license will
be granted CEPT Radio Amateur License privileges in accordance with
CEPT Recommendation T/R 61-01 (as amended), which can be found on
the web at,
http://www.erodocdb.dk/doks/implement_doc_adm.aspx?docid=1802.

US hams who will be traveling to CEPT countries can now go to these
links and see if any new countries have been added to the reciprocal
agreements.

While operating an amateur station in a CEPT country, the US amateur
must have a copy of the Public Notice, proof of US citizenship and
evidence of their FCC license in their possession. They must show
these documents to proper authorities upon request.

CEPT countries participating in ECC Recommendation (05)06 as of
February 7, 2011 are: Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark
(including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Germany, Hungary,
Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands,
Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Switzerland.

CEPT countries participating in CEPT Recommendation T/R 61-01 as of
February 7, 2011 are: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark (including
Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Estonia, Finland, France
(including Corsica, Guadeloupe, French Guyana, Martinique, St
Bartholomew, St Pierre and Miquelon, St Martin, Reunion and its
Dependencies, Mayotte, French Antarctica, French Polynesia and
Clipperton, New Caledonia, and Wallis and Futuna), Germany, Greece,
Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania,
Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom
(including Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of
Man).
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