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[TenTec] 5.2 mhz amateur band

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Subject: [TenTec] 5.2 mhz amateur band
From: jimr.reid@verizon.net (Jim Reid)
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 15:49:30 -1000

> Has anyone noticed that the FCC is accepting comments 
> on ARRL's petition seeking allocation of 5.2 to 5.4 mhz 
> to the amateur service? My question:
> Is the Omni VI+ modifiable to this new band? 

Per ARRL web site,  it would be "several years" before
such a band would become available to us.  First,  the
present users of those frequencies evidently get to
have a chop at the idea!  Also, amateur use would
be a "secondary" allocation,  same as on 30 meters

73,  Jim KH7M

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