Ham Radio News Items

60 Meter Proposal –

The ARRL has asked the FCC to create a new, continuous 60-meter band allocation at 5351.5 to 5366.5 KHz. Under the proposal, current 60m channels outside this range would remain, as would a power limit of 100 watts peak ERP.

Parity Act Revived. With the new Congress convened, the Amateur Radio Parity Act has been re-introduced as bill H.R.555. It passed the U.S. House by unanimous consent on January 23, and moves to the U.S. Senate, where it stalled at the end of last year.