On the air at 500kHz

This from RAC Bulletin 2009-034E – Canadian Experiments at 500 kHz
authorized – 2009-10-30

After months of negotiations between RAC and Industry
Canada over the details of the licence applications and
reporting conditions, the first two licences granted
to Canadians for experiments at 504 – 509 kHz in preparation
for WRC-12 have been issued by Industry Canada (see RAC
Bulletin 2008-29).

Jack Leahy, VE1ZZ, has been assigned call sign VX9PSO in
the Developmental Service for his experimental transmissions.
Joe Craig, VO1NA, has been assigned call sign VX9MRC. Both
of these stations have been on the air already, with
VX9PSO having been reported at 504.6 kHz and VX9MRC at
507.77 kHz. Signal reports can be addressed to the operators
at their call book addresses.

Two more authorizations, in Ontario and British Columbia, are expected soon.

Richard Ferch, VE3KI
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs – Radio Amateurs of Canada

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