70 MHz Access for German Radio Hams

The Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) report radio amateurs in Germany will have access to the 70 MHz band during the Sporadic-E season 

Holders of the class A license are able to use a limited portion of the band. In the Official Journal of Communication no. 412/2015 of April 29, 2015 the following provisions were published: 

  • Frequency range: 70.150 MHz to 70.180 MHz
  • Transmission power: 25 watts ERP
  • Maximum bandwidth: 12 kHz
  • All classes of emission
  • Antennas: horizontal polarization
  • Period: from now until August 31, 2015

The Amateur Radio is a secondary user and has to ensure the protection of the primary radio services.

Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) in Google English - http://tinyurl.com/GermanyDARC