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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB040 (2002)

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ARLB040 General Communications Emergency Declaration

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ARRL Bulletin 40  ARLB040
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 8, 2002
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB040 General Communications Emergency Declaration

On July 5, 2002, under the authority of Section 97.401 of the
Federal Communications Commission's Rules and Regulations [47 C.F.R.
Part 97] a General Communications Emergency is declared to exist in
Texas requiring the protection of amateur emergency communication
frequencies.  Amateurs are required to refrain from using 7285 kHz
[daytime], and 3873 kHz [night time] plus or minus 3 kHz unless they
are taking part in the handling of emergency traffic.  This order is
effective immediately until rescinded but may be as long as 72
hours.

Arlan K Van Doorn, Senior Advisor for Public Safety Enforcement
Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
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