2/10. Sweden gets 472kHz. From
October 1st all Swedish full-licence holders have access to the band
with 1W EIRP. (Thanks to OH1LSQ for the info)
23/9. Georgia gets 472kHz.
Thanks to Roman RW3ADB we hear that Georgia now has the 472kHz
22/9. Greek grabber on-line.
Spiros SV8CS has put a 137kHz grabber on-line from his QTH on Zakynthos
it here. List of
3/8 73kHz in the USA! A group of
American hams have applied for and received permission to operate in the 68 to
76kHz band with 10W ERP. Experiments are already taking place.
12/5. Spain have 472kHz as of
today. No activity known yet.
26/3. Finland gets 472-479kHz
starting today, with 1w EIRP and a bandwidth of not more than 1kHz. No special
permit is needed.
17/2. Australia to France on 630m
WSPR. F6CNI got one good decode of VK1DSH on WSPR on the evening of 16th.
Andy (F6CNI) was out portable with a beverage aerial.
8/2. Italy on 472. At last there
is official confirmation that Italian stations can use the new band. Just
waiting for France now!
19/1. Iceland on 472kHz. As of
January 6th Icelandic "G" class licencees (and above) are permitted to use the
472kHz band with a 1kHz max bandwidth and 5W EIRP.
20/12. get your NOV today! UK
full licence holders just follow this link, fill in the form and your NOV will
arrive by e-mail in a couple of minutes.
you on the band!
12/12. List of countries with a
472kHz allocation. Thanks to Rik ON7YD. (updated June 2013)
Republic (01/09/2012 ?) - special licence(s)
New Zealand (20/12/2012)
?) - special licence(s)
Sweden (01/10/2012) - special
United Kingdom (01/01/2013)
21/11. USA to finally get 136kHz
band? The FCC have released a "Notice of proposed Rulemaking" regarding the
introduction of a full 135.7 - 137.8kHz allocation. Comments on this proposal
will be accepted for 60 days after the proposal has been published in the