Amateur Radio Today – IARU-R1 Vienna Interview

IARU_Region_1_logoIn the show Amateur Radio Today for May 5, 2013 Murray Niman G6JYB is interviewed about the IARU Region 1 Vienna conference and discusses the proposal to permit amateur radio satellite linear transponders operate in the very bottom section of the 144 MHz band.

The show, hosted by Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV, provides a preview of the Dayton Hamvention, Murray Niman who represented the SARL (and RSGB) at the IARU Vienna Conference talks about the importance of looking after our frequencies. Also, News Digest with the Hamnet report and SARL News, the Satellite report and the HF report.

Listen to Amateur Radio Today May 5, 2013 at (lo-res) (hi-res)

The interview with Murray Niman G6JYB starts 34 minutes into the show.

IARU Region 1 Agrees Addition 2m Satellite Allocation

The use of this part of 144 MHz by satellites depends on agreement by IARU Regions 2 and 3. The IARU Region 2 Conference takes place in Cancun, Mexico in September 2013.

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