CEPT document...

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Fri, 10 Mar 2000 08:20:41 -0500

> The relevant document with recomendation for hams to use 136kHz  is
> "CEPT/ERC Recommendation 62-01".
> It is available at
>    http://www.ero.dk/doc98/Official/HTML/REC6201E.HTM

CEPT Recommendation 62-01 E (Mainz 1997)

                   USE OF THE BAND 135.7-137.8 kHz BY THE AMATEUR SERVICE

           Recommendation adopted by the Working Group "Frequency Management"

"The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations,
  a.that the Amateur Service is a service according to the ITU radio
regulations for the purpose of self-training,
     intercommunication and technical investigations carried out by amateurs,
   b.that radio amateurs conduct experiments in radiowave propagation and
radiocommunication on a regular
   c.that the Low Frequency (LF) bands are of particular interest for
investigating as yet little understood
     propagation phenomena,
   d.that no Europe-wide allocations have been made to the Amateur Service for
this purpose in the LF bands,
   e.that in ITU Region 1 the band 130-148.5 kHz is allocated to the Maritime
Mobile Service and the Fixed
     Service on a primary basis,
   f.that in general operators in the Amateur Service are used to sharing
frequencies with other services which
     have higher category frequency allocations,
   g.that ERC Report 25 containing the European Table of Frequency Allocations
and Utilisations does not yet
     include the LF bands,

   1.that the band 135.7-137.8 kHz may be used with a maximum e.r.p. of 1 Watt
on a secondary basis by the
     Amateur Service in CEPT countries."