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New IARU EMC Coordinator Appointed
The IARU Administrative Council has appointed Martin Sach, G8KDF, as global EMC Coordinator. Martin succeeds Tore Worren, LA9QL, who has served in this volunteer position since 2017. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is a major challenge for all radiocommunication services. Radio amateurs are …
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Japan Expands 160 and 80 Meter Privileges
Effective on 21 April 2020, Japanese amateurs can operate in expanded frequency segments on 160m and 80m bands as described below. 160m band 1,800 — 1,810 kHz All Modes (New segment) 1,810 — 1,825 kHz CW (Existing segment) 1,825 — 1,875 kHz All …
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