July 2020 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting took place on the W0ILO Repeater system instead of in-person in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Meeting called to order by President Jarod W0JPJ at 19:00
  • 22 stations checked in

White House announces reallocation of 3.45-3.55 GHz Band for 5G

“The White House and US Department of Defense (DOD) have revealed that the 3.45-3.55 GHz band will be made available for 5G, a move that has been welcomed by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.” 1 This reallocation is a 25% loss of 9cm band spectrum to our hobby.

Cass & Clay County Notification System changing on September 1, 2020

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the Red River Regional Dispatch Center notified current CodeRED subscribers about an important upcoming change to the emergency notification system for Cass County, North Dakota, and Clay County, Minnesota: