[amsat-bb] ARRL Spectrum Defense Matters newletter

Trevor . m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Oct 3 11:55:24 PDT 2011

There are no Global Primary Amateur and Amateur Satellite Service allocations between 146 MHz and 24 GHz. 

Access to spectrum suitable for weak signal work in the 146-3500 MHz region is crucial for the Amateur Satellite Service. It is encouraging to read on page 2 of the September issue of the ARRL Spectrum Defense Matters newletter about the formation of the IARU Spectrum Futures Committee.

The aim of the Committee is to develop strategies for retaining access to bands above 148 MHz for the amateur and amateur-satellite services globally.

In the past it seemed that IARU was only interested in HF and ignored the UHF and Microwave spectrum, so the formation of this committee seems a step in the right direction. 

Read the ARRL Spectrum Defense Matters newletter

73 Trevor M5AKA

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