Although 73 khz operations is to cease shortly, I understand that anyone
interested might be able to get a NOV until the closure date.
Conversation overheard on 80 metres. A direct approach to the DTI seems
to be procedure. According to the conversation a M0 station was granted
If anyone is interested there is no harm in asking even at this late
Seemingly anyone that asked for a NOV when the band became available had
it granted, regardless of the operators potential to propogate a signal
on the band.
I was one of the first to have a 6 metre NOV when the band was first
made avaibale to UK radio amateurs, I also had one or the first NOV'S
for a packet BBS, which I owned and operated for several years. This was
a NTS bbs GB7KEV linking GB7WRG West Yorkshire to GB7BMX up on the
Prior to that in 1962 I had a NOV to run 1kw for experimental purposes
for long haul experiments. The normal power at that time was 150 watts
Ask and you will be surprised what is available.
73 de G3KEV