December N ote 3 — Broadband segments may be used for any combination of high-speed data e. Amateur television licensees were given additional bandwidth on 70cm MHz. Donate Now. So that would wipe out our entire 2 meter band.
Some long established special purpose simplex frequencies e. I was referring to the aviation bands, not the ham radio bands. My family was one of k whose houses were flooded in in the Baton Rouge area in Louisiana. Use 5MHz Operating Techniques click here. March For several weeks, Amateur Radio provided the only effective communications for a relief effort that covered 4 US States. The internet that you are referring to, does not work when the grid is down.
To avoid any confusion about where operation should take place, all weak signal activity has moved to MHz. The conference also reduced the frequency below which amateur licensees were required to demonstrate a knowledge of Morse code, from MHz to 30MHz. Search Search for:. Clearly, this problem is more political than technical. I know the transmitter I used to maintain is still running on channel 10 this way.
For drones I imagine geosynchronous satelites would make a large footprint available especially at the equator Indonesia has a LEO satellite that worked well for that during a Typhoon. But the situation looks dire for the MHz band. However this is not a permanent cure because digital activity is constantly increasing and - kHz is being used for digimodes in Region II. There are groups working on digital right now and there are radios that can send text and do voice. Search Search for:. Watch next my white dick