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Re: "new OSCAR sub-band" 144.3-144.5 MHz



Hi,

AMSAT OSCAR-13 had an uplink in this OSCAR sub-band, specially to help 
east european countries to use
existing equipment for SSB. However - this uplink had to be abandoned 
later on, due to the bandplan in europe.

73s Peter, DB2OS


Frank H. Bauer wrote:

> Wayne,
>
> This "new" band has been around for a long time.  It is not 
> internationally recognized, as many in Europe and some in Australia 
> use that portion of the band for weak signal beacons.
>
> The ARISS team, through international coordination, chose frequencies 
> in this portion of the band for ISS uplinks (e.g. 144.49) but we are 
> not using that uplink in Europe because of the beacons.
>
> 73,  Frank Bauer, KA3HDO
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 23:04:42 -0500
> From: "Wayne Estes W9AE" <w9ae@earthlink.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] "new  OSCAR sub-band" 144.3-144.5 MHz
>
> The ARRL 2-meter band plan shows a "new OSCAR sub-band" from 144.3-144.5
> MHz.  I have never heard of that.  Is this sub-band internationally
> authorized for the Amateur Satellite Service?  Do any present or future
> amateur satellites use this sub-band?
>
> http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/regulations/bandplan.html
>
> Wayne Estes W9AE
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