IARU Region 1 reports Germany’s temporary license for the amateur radio 160m band has been extended until the end of 2021
The IARU-R1 site says:
In agreement with the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) and the Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg) and in accordance with Official Journal 24 of the BNetzA (published on December 23, 2020), the following deviations from the usage regulations are permitted for the use of the frequency ranges 1850-1890 kHz and 1890—2000 kHz in amateur radio until December 31, 2021:
(1) in the frequency ranges 1850—1890 kHz and 1890—2000 kHz, the use of a maximum transmit power of 750 watts PEP by holders of a licence to participate in the Class A amateur radio service shall be permitted at weekends.
(2) in the frequency ranges 1850-1890 kHz and 1890-2000 kHz, the use of a maximum transmit power of 100 watts PEP by holders of a licence to participate in the Class E amateur radio service at weekends shall be permitted.
(3) in the frequency ranges 1850-1890 kHz and 1890-2000 kHz, participation in amateur radio competitions (contest operation) is permitted on weekends.
The same Official Journal also contains extensions of temporary licences for the ranges 2320-2450 MHz, 5650-5850 MHz, 50-52 MHz and 70.150 — 70.200 MHz.
Source IARU Region 1 https://iaru-r1.org/
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