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Re: LF: Re: 505kHz availability

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Subject: Re: LF: Re: 505kHz availability
From: "John RABSON" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 12:24:17 +0200
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>On 23/10/2009 at 11:53 Horst Stöcker wrote:

>If it's meant, that these frequencies are HAM radio frequencies in germany 
>this is not correct.  Unfortunately the lowest HAM radio band for legal 
>amateur radio transmissions in germany is still 137 kHz.

>OMs who are transmitting on 404 or 505 kHz do this with a DI Callsign. DI is 
>for experimental stations and everyone - not just licensed radio amateurs - 
>can apply for such a DI call. But it costs a lot of money over the time. By 
>definition DI is not HAM radio - crazy germans ;-)) ***  Horst DO1KHS

Thank you for the info.  The article referred to was talking about the possible 
usefulness of frequencies near 500kHz for Cave Radio.  In most countries this 
is not part of the Amateur Service, but as many cave radio enthusiasts are also 
radio amateurs it seemed a good idea to provide information on other 
non-professional activities in that part of the spectrum.

John F5VLF

*** 'crazy'?  That's nothing.  According to UK automobile regulations, the 
Reliant Robin (a 3-wheeled vehicle with a fully enclosed fibreglass body) is a 

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