VHF/UHF/SHF Committee

Invitation to New ARI EME Trophy

The ARI Society is proud to invite all to take part to the new ARI EME Trophy.

The Trophy is composed of 2 legs :

Spring Section: from 00.00 UTC 25 April to 24.00 UTC 26 April 2015
Autumn Section: from 00.00 UTC 26 September to 24.00 UTC 27 September 2015
Full rules on:
Please spread the invitation to all the EMErs.
Thank you
Alex, IV3KKW

IARU Contest Calendar 2015

Also for 2015 the IARU Contest Calendar is compiled. 

The final document can be found at 2015 IARU Reg.1 Contest Calendar

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UK Full licensees get 146-147 MHz

From 31st October 2014 the UK Office of Communications (OFCOM) will permit the use of 146-147 MHz by holders of Full UK Licences for a period of 12 months.   Permission will be by a Notice of Variation (NoV) which will be issued by the Radio Society of Great Britain on behalf of Ofcom.   NoVs will be valid for 12 month but may be renewed as long as this temporary arrangement exists.

More detailed information can be found online at -


70 MHz in Germany

German Amateurs was granted access to the 70-MHz-Band until 31st October 2014 with the following specifications:

70,00 to 70,03 MHz , all modes, maximum bandwidth 12 kHz

max. Power: 25 W EIRP, only horizontal polarisation

You may wish to review the IARU Bandplan. Due to the small segment it may be necessary to operate in split mode from and to German stations.