From: Jerry Lofstead (firstname.lastname@example.org)
W5YI, NCVEC has petitioned teh FCC to drop it... See CQ magazine website!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex" <email@example.com>
To: "Low Power Amateur Radio Discussion" <qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 12:11 PM
Subject: Another CEPT country to drop the code requirement
> As of September 1st, The Netherlands will drop the code requirement,
> giving holders of CEPT Class 2 licenses the same privileges as those of
> CEPT Class 1 licensees.
> The following CEPT countries already dropped the code requirements:
> Switzerland - July 15th
> U.K. - July 26th
> Belgium - August 4th
> Germany - August 15th
> Norway - August 16th
> Netherlands - September 1st
> U.S.A. - sooner than you think
> It just occurred to me that now that more and more CEPT countries choose
> to treat Class 1 and Class 2 the same, one could operate on HF from
> those CEPT countries with only a U.S. Tech license. From the FCC Public
> Notice (DA 99-2344) "AMATEUR SERVICE OPERATION IN CEPT COUNTRIES":
> "When the privileges authorized by the FCC license grant are Technician
> Class operator
> privileges, the corresponding CEPT operator privileges are CEPT radio
> amateur Class 2."
> "As mentioned above, operator privileges are subject to the regulations
> of the country visited."
> --Alex KR1ST
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