From 1 January 2023 Swiss radio amateurs are permitted to operate on the 4 m band. Operation is subject to the following conditions
- Only HB9 stations may operate
- Frequency allocation is from 70,000 MHz to 70,0375 MHz and from 70,1125 MHz to 70,500 MHz, i.e. no operation from 70,0375 MHz to 70,1125 MHz
- Max power is 25 W ERP
- All modes
- It is recommended to adhere to the IARU bandplan
- Only direct QSOs
- Unattended operation such as repeaters and Echolink are not permitted
- Remote operation has to be reported to the telecom regulator BAKOM
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Ratel, the Serbian telecom regulator, has granted access to the 4m band on 3 July 2020. The allocation is 69,9 MHz to 70,5 MHz.
The German Bundesnetzagentur has granted another period for 4 m operation in Germany than runs until 31 December 2020. The permit is valid for Klass A stations, all modes, max 25 W ERP, horizontal polarization and 12 kHz bandwidth.
This PA has been designed by Sergey EX8MLE and uses three Mitsubishi RD100HHF1 FETs. Please see more here.
Bulgaria expanded its allocation on 4 m to cover 69,9 MHz to 70,5 MHz 18 January 2019.
Dave, EI3IO, writes that the Falkland Islands Telecoms Regulatory Body has granted access to the 4 m band form 70,0 MHz to 70,5 MHz using a maximum power of 1 kW on a secondary basis since 15 November 2019.