CEPT/ERC Recommendation 62-01 E (May 1997)

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

Recommendation adopted by the Working Group "Frequency Management" (WGFM): 

"The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations,
considering

  1. 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,
  2. that radio amateurs conduct experiments in radiowave propagation and radiocommunication on a regular basis,
  3. that the Low Frequency (LF) bands are of particular interest for investigating as yet little understood propagation phenomena,
  4. that no Europe-wide allocations have been made to the Amateur Service for this purpose in the LF bands,
  5. 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,
  6. that in general operators in the Amateur Service are used to sharing frequencies with other services which have higher category frequency allocations,
  7. that ERC Report 25 containing the European Table of Frequency Allocations and Utilisations does not yet include the LF bands,

recommends

  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."