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ARLB007 FCC Invites Comments on 5.9 GHz Proceeding

Feb 14, 2020

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ARRL Bulletin 7 ARLB007
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 14, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLB007 FCC Invites Comments on 5.9 GHz Proceeding

The FCC has invited comments on a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) in WT Docket 19-138, which said the FCC would take ''a fresh and comprehensive look'' at the rules for the 5.9 GHz band. The FCC proposes to make 5.850 - 5.895 GHz available for unlicensed operations and to authorize transportation-related communication technologies to use 5.895 - 5.925 GHz. WT Docket 19-138 files can be found online in PDF format at FCC.GOV.

The FCC is not proposing to delete or otherwise amend the 5-centimeter secondary amateur radio allocation at 5.650 - 5.925 GHz, part of which includes the 75 Megahertz under consideration.

Comments are due by March 6, and reply comments are due by April 6. ARRL will be filing comments supporting no change to 5.850 - 5.925 GHz for amateurs, as included in the FCC proposal.

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West Gulf Division SET Fall 2019

Nov 2, 2019

The Fall 2019 West Gulf Division SET is on November 9, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

UPDATED: 08NOV2019  ICS 205 Only

*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE ***

Scenario:  An unusually cold and powerful Arctic Air Mass has descended deep into South Texas.  This storm has produced blizzard conditions in Oklahoma, North, and West Texas, ice accumulation in Central Texas, and heavy rains into the Rio Grande Valley.  The combined effects of the storm system have resulted in widespread power outages throughout the Region.  Local Shelters are open throughout the region.

Primary Division/Section Objective:
Assess the ability of the Amateur Radio Service (ARS) throughout the Division to respond to a major event and exchange supporting information throughout the Division.

Secondary Division/Section Objective:
Communicate with Region 6 Army MARS during COMEX 19-4 by providing requested information on 60 m

EC/DEC Objectives:
At the discretion of ECs and DECs. Recommended objectives:
• Assess ability to stage deployable ARO resources
• Assess the ability to gather, consolidate, and report Critical Infrastructure Assessment to local served agencies/partners
• Assess ability to service local served agency/partner requests

NOTE: SITUATIONAL AWARENESS information to be shared with Emergency Management organizations within each section and forwarded to the TEXAS STATE OPERATIONS CENTER (SOC).

NOTE:  Winlink Traffic to Section and Division is sent to KT5CCG AND ARES-NTXSEC

NOTE:  Any radio and electronic communications are preceded with “*** THIS IS AN EXERCISE ***”

UPDATED: 07NOV2019  SET Documents below:

WGD Fall 2019 SET ICS Package (All Documents)

WGD SET 2019 INCIDENT BRIEFING ICS-201

WGD SET 2019 INCIDENT OBJECTIVES ICS-202

WGD ARRL SET 2019 ICS-205

WGD SET 2019 GENERAL MESSAGE ICS-213 SAMPLE REPORTS

 


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