[amsat-bb] ARRL Bandplans
m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Aug 31 14:10:03 UTC 2014
> But, I did notice that 10.475 GHz to 10.500 GHz is allocated to the
amateur satellite service,
> but not to amateurs in general. i.e. no
terrestrial use. - That's a first !!
I'd use the words "a disaster" rather than "a first".
The Amateur Service in the UK lost 10.475-10.500 GHz in 2006. While it is notionally still allocated to the Amateur Satellite Service the high-powered commercial stations that now occupy the segment render it unusable.
Below some related links regarding the loss of 10.475-10.500 GHz.
2006 - Ofcom 10 GHz sell off
2007 - Ofcom 10 GHz Auction statement
UK Amateur licence issued 2007 removed 10.475-10.500 from the Amateur Service
10.450-10.460 MHz has some protection thanks to CEPT Common European Frequency Allocation Table footnote EU17 Annex 1 page 167 of
73 Trevor M5AKA
On Sunday, 31 August 2014, 10:47, "g0mrf at aol.com" <g0mrf at aol.com> wrote:
BTW does anyone know why ARRL thinks 29.3-29.510 is Downlink only ? and I
haven't a clue what exactly they mean by using "(internationally)" for 70cm. 73 Trevor M5AKA
I went off and looked at the UK allocations when I read that. Seems to be up or down and not limited to 29.3 either.
But, I did notice that 10.475 GHz to 10.500 GHz is allocated to the amateur satellite service, but not to amateurs in general. i.e. no terrestrial use. - That's a first !! We've got our own piece of spectrum.
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