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Offline SV1XV

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Russian complaint about Greek Freebanders
« on: October 01, 2017, 1205 UTC »
The Greek regulatory body Hellenic Telecommunications and Posts Commission (EETT) last week sent a circular to all Greek amateur radio societies and clubs dated September 20, 2017. In this circular they state that the Russian Government has complained formally for illegal nets by Greek freebanders on 6625, 6675 and 6685 kHz, affecting air-ground operations.  

The Greek freebanders were tipped well in advance and they now use a new daytime channel, 6705 kHz LSB. When propagation does not favor 6.5 MHz, they switch to frequencies on 3400-3500 kHz, again an international aeronautical communications band. The most regular Greek traffic channel is 3455 kHz LSB, although they tune up and down in this 100 kHz band.

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Re: Russian complaint about Greek Freebanders
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2017, 1358 UTC »
The 6525-6765 region is a bad place for freeband operations, as even if there aren't "scheduled" aero comms on the frequencies in question, there may still be military.  They should stay above 6765 kHz :D
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