VHF/UHF/SHF Committee

70 MHz in Germany

German Amateurs was granted access to the 70-MHz-Band until 31st October 2014 with the following specifications:

70,00 to 70,03 MHz , all modes, maximum bandwidth 12 kHz

max. Power: 25 W EIRP, only horizontal polarisation

You may wish to review the IARU Bandplan. Due to the small segment it may be necessary to operate in split mode from and to German stations.

70 MHz in Italy for 2014

Italian Amateurs have again access to 70 MHz from 23 June until 19 December 2014.

These are the specifications :
All Italian stations are authorized except those 30 km or less from Italian border with Austria, Switzerland and France.
Frequencies : 70,100 - 70,200 - 70,300 with 25 kHz of bandwidth
All modes with a maximum bandwidth of 25 kHz
Max power 50 Watt ERP

73 Alex IV3KKW
A.R.I. - VHF & Up Manager Coordinator
IV3KKW  Alessandro Carletti

Marconi Memorial Contest 2013 - Certificates

Hi to all,

On ARI Bologna web site you could find "Participation Certificate" for the last MMC 2013.

There are 8 files pdf, each one for a different range of callsigns, please choose your and print your page.


Thank you to all for great contest participation, cu in November for the next Marconi Memorial Contest.

73 Alex IV3KKW

IARU Region 1 VHF & Up Contest Calendar

During the last IARU Region 1 C5 Interim Meeting in Vienna it was discussed to try to invitate the organizers to align times and dates of their contest (Document VIE13_C5_10).

At the end of discussion it was decided to establish a IARU Contest Calendar and compiled by Alex IV3KKW. The result of his work can be found at 2014 IARU Reg.1 Contest Calendar

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