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07-27-2016

 

July 27, 2016

 

 

NEW COUNTRY

CY9C Saint Paul island: August 19-29 Please check out their website at www.cy9dxpedition.com. They will be using an inverted vee made by the late Gary K4AVC. Will AA4NC will be the 60m operator.

ANDORRA RETURNS TO 60m

 GAINS NEW 4m BAND, MORE POWER ON 6m

60m/5 MHz

Andorra returns to 60m/5 MHz, but this time under the new WRC15 allocation of 5351.5 – 5366.5 kHz with a maximum power of 15W e.i.r.p.  CW and USB is permitted, with a maximum bandwidth of 5 kHz. The permission is temporary until 31 December 2016 and permanent from 1 January 2017. Andorra’s previous 60m allocation had been annulled at the beginning of December last year, following the end of the WRC15 Radiocommunications Conference.

A new 4m allocation of 70.0 – 70.2 MHz has been granted on a non-interference basis with a maximum power of 10W. All modes are permitted and users must abide by the IARU Region One 4m/70 MHz Bandplan.

6m A power increase has been granted up to a maximum of 600W

URA (Unió de Radioaficionats Andorrans) Bandplan page:

[contains link to official Andorran government document]

 

http://www.ura.ad/Pla_de_Bandes.html

 

Tnx: URA, C31CT

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EU Belarus is a NEW COUNTRY:

Please be advised, a­mateurs of Belarus ha­ve been granted acces­s to the 60 m

band as follows:­

- 5351.5 - 5366.5 (c­ontinuous band)

- 50 W­

- CW,SSB, Digital­

- Secondary basis­

- for A (top) licens­e class holders.

 

73,­

 

Vladimir EU1M, VE3IA­E

BFRR, IARU Liaison­

 

Luxembourg:

 

LX0HF has a new antenna on their beacon running on 5204 mc.

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Upcoming DXpeditions:

 

CY9C Saint Paul island:  August 19-29

 

 

 

 

Recent activity:

 

These are stations that were active or made a SWL spot on the DX Watch cluster:

 

 

 

 60 meter websites:

 

http://dxworld.com/60mlog.html

http://60metersonline.com

http://60mband.blogspot.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/60-meter_band

http://dxworld.com/60mlog.html

http://tinyurl.com/owbbggk

http://tinyurl.com/pjhd943

https://www.dropbox.com/s/b8dm3fi62i1qajy/5%20MHz%20Newsletter.pdf

 

You can also go to this DX Watch cluster page and see the 60 meter spots.       http://www.dxwatch.com/dxsd1/dxsd1.php?f=5

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