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Re: FCC Part 97 Report and Order - ISS



At 06:49 PM 10/11/2006, you wrote:
>On 10/11/06, Trevor <m5aka@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > The recent FCC Report and Order (R&O) has a couple of changes relating to
> > Amateur Radio and the ISS.
> > ----
> >
> > The FCC has issued a Report and Order (R&O) to amend Part 97 of the Amateur
> > Radio Service rules, see
>
>Thanks for posting this Trevor!  In addition to rebroadcast of ISS,
>this finally makes Kenwood "SkyCommand" legal in the U.S.
>
>I note the document indicates "Adopted:  October 4, 2006".  Am I to
>understand that this means these amendments to Part 97 are now in
>effect, or is there a further step required by the FCC?

This is only the Report and Order.

The changes are effective 30 days after they are published in the 
Federal Register
which usually takes some time after the R&O is issued.

John - K9IJ


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