USA hams get 472 and 135.7 kHz allocations

After a long wait the Amateur Service in the USA will get access to 472-479 kHz and 135.7-137.8 kHz as secondary allocations.

The ARRL has steadily pursued these bands and the Federal Communications Commission has now announced that it will allow the new bands soon.

Domestic concerns about those secondary allocations have now been overcome, making way for the spectrum approved by the ITU at its World Radiocommunications Conferences in 2007 and 2012.

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