Temporary German 70MHz Access to Coincide with Sporadic-E Season

A  new ruling has been issued from the German regulator "BNetza" for the German amateur radio service. Temporary admission will be granted in the 4 metre band to 70.150 - 70.180 MHz, from 2 May to 31 August 2018. This ruling will be will be published on the 2nd May 2018 in the Official Journal No 8/2018, under Notice 93/2018.

It is expected that the same restrictions will apply as in previous years - 25W maximum, no portable operation, mandatory logging of ALL transmissions and horizontal polarised antennas only.

Official Announcement - https://www.bundesnetzagentur.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/Sachgebiete/Telekommunikation/Unternehmen_Institutionen/Frequenzen/Amateurfunk/AmtsblattverfuegungenAFu/Mitteilung_93_2018_AFu_70,150_70,180.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=4