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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB016 (2003)

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ARLB016 FCC Declares Communications Emergency in Virginia

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ARRL Bulletin 16  ARLB016
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 17, 2003
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB016 FCC Declares Communications Emergency in Virginia

The Federal Communications Commission in conjunction with the ARRL
today announced a Communications Emergency to exist in Virgina.

Under the authority of section 97.401 of the Federal Communications
Commission's Rules and Regulations (47 C.F.R. Part 97) a
Communications Emergency is declared in Virginia requiring the
protection of amateur emergency communications frequencies.
Amateurs are required to refrain from using 3947 KHz and 7243.5 KHz
plus or minus 3 KHz, also 145.430 MHz, 146.880 MHz Richmond, 147.360
MHz Chesterfield, 146.760 MHz, Williamsburg unless they are taking
part in the handling of emergency traffic.  This order is effective
immediately until rescinded.

Joseph P. Casey
Enforcement Bureau
Chief, Technical Public Safety Division
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, DC
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