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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB029 (1999)

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ARLB029 COMMUNICATIONS EMERGENCY DECLARED

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ARRL Bulletin 29  ARLB029
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 4, 1999
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB029 COMMUNICATIONS EMERGENCY DECLARED

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 TO EXIST IN THE OKLAHOMA AREA
DUE TO THE VIOLENT TORNADOES AND EXPECTED SEVERE WEATHER, REQUIRING
THE PROTECTION OF AMATEUR EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION FREQUENCIES.
AMATEURS ARE REQUIRED TO REFRAIN FROM USING 3900 KHZ FROM NOW UNTIL
MAY 7 AT 2100 CENTRAL STANDARD TIME.  ALSO, AMATEURS ARE REQUIRED TO
REFRAIN FROM USING 7285 KHZ FOR THE SAME TIME FRAME.  BOTH
FREQUENCIES ARE PROTECTED PLUS OR MINUS 3 KHZ UNLESS AMATEURS ARE
TAKING PART IN THE HANDLING OF EMERGENCY TRAFFIC.  THIS ORDER IS
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  ARLAN K. VAN DOORN DEPUTY CHIEF COMPLIANCE
AND INFORMATION BUREAU FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION WASHINGTON,
DC.
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