Radio amateurs in Germany are now allowed to operate in the new 472-479 kHz band.
The German administration (BNetzA) announced in the official gazette No. 11/2012 that from June 13 German radio amateurs with a licence class A may use the band 472-479 kHz (in anticipation of the normally needed changes in the National Frequency Allocation Table).
Power limit is 1 watt e.r.p , max. bandwidth 800 Hz.
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