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-LF news past....2011.
31/12. All "F" class Dutch hams to
get 500kHz. From Jan 1st they will be
able to operate from 501 to 505kHz with 100W PEP (The former 5W erp was better
for stations with small antennas). Modes are A1A, F1A, G1A and J2A. Contests
are not allowed. The new schedule also includes 4m.
4/12. Uganda grabber on-line.
RN3AUS has set up a 136kHz grabber near Kampala and has already detected
signals from DK7FC. Link here.
Who's on 136kHz? See the "Noticeboard" link for a list of countries with
access to the 136kHz band courtesy of the IARU. Research by Lawrence 9H1AV /
27/06. 500kHz in Malta. Maltese
amateurs can now apply for a special permit for 501-504kHz with 10W ERP to run
until the end of 2011. The calls issued will be in the 9H9 series. It is hoped
that the permits may be extended until the result of the deliberations at the
2012 WARC are known.
22/06. SAQ back on air. SAQ will
be transmitting on 17.2kHz on Sunday July 3rd at 0900utc and 1200utc. Tuning-up
will start about 30mins before the scheduled transmission. Please send reports
14/03. New VLF news site. Roger
G3XBM has just launched a new "Sub 9kHz Amateur
Radio" site which will be a focal point for those interested in VLF
04/03. Trans-Atlantic QSO on 136kHz.
Mike G3XDV and Joe VO1NA has a QRSS60 QSO last night. This is the first T/A
QSO on the band for about 2 years.