Proposal for 8 meter band

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I see in the ARRL newsletter that there is some consideration for allowing ham operations on the 8 meter band.

Should this ever come to be would current Flex radios only require a modified TURF file and appropriate antenna to function on 8 meters?

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Posted 5 months ago

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Jon - KF2E

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I suspect there would be problems with the pass band filters. I doubt they would enable it if it couldn't work well.

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I’m pretty sure Flex would upgrade SSDR to take advantage of the new band.
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Neil D Friedman N3DF

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An individual ham has asked for amateur access to 0.19 MHz of spectrum.  It does not appear that ARRL or FCC has taken a position on this yet.