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Six Meters in Austria:
1988-01-01: Official permission for receiving the Six Meter amateur radio band.
1990-02-01: Provisory permission for transmitting, following conditions imposed:
1996-08-01: Restrictet area
for transmitting reduced to large parts of OE3, a bit of OE1 and OE5 (see dotted sector at the map below)
max. power increased to 100W (PEP).
2006-02-02: more modes,
including packet radio and FM: J2D, F1D, F2E, F3E, J3E
no more restrictions about antenna and polarisation
permission for mobile operation with lambda/4 antenna
repeaters and beacons with 10 W ERP max.
2008-11-12: No restrictions
concerning area, antenna, operation mode and mobile operation anymore.
Visitors from abroad with CEPT license class1 are allowed to use the band.
An Austrian callsign usually
consists of "OE" and a number, indicating the state (see map below), followed by 1
*rem.: OE0 was first used in May 2015 as a special callsign during the European Song Contest in Vienna. This is to commemorate the many artists that get zero points, hi.
one letter only - contest call for club
2 or 3 letters, starting with X - club stations, repeaters, beacons...
2 or 3 letters, starting with Z - guest licences
*rem.: a two lettered suffix usually indicates a really "O"M,
who got his licence in the early sixties or before
|OE1 :||Vienna / Wien|
|OE3 :||Lower Austria / Niederösterreich|
|OE5 :||Upper Austria / Oberösterreich|
|OE6 :||Styria / Steiermark|
|OE7 :||Tyrol / Tirol|
|OE8 :||Carinthia / Kärnten|
first ever contacts from Austria on Six Meters.
This table was created by OE6DGG (silent
key) in 1992 and continued by myself in august 1998.
9A BV CE CT DL EA EA6 EA8 EA9 EI ES EY FJ G GD GI GJ GM GU GW H4 HA HB9 HP HV I IS IT JA JW JX K LA LY OE OK ON OX OY OZ PA PJ5/6 PY PY0F PY0S PY0T S5 SM SP SV TA UR VE VS6 VK VK9X VK0 VP8 XE ZF ZL ZP ZS
IARU Region 1 Six Meters Bandplan with restrictions in Austria
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ÖVSV (Österreichischer Versuchssenderverband), the Austrian section of the IARU
ADL 608 ("Austrian District Locator"), Ortsstelle Fürstenfeld des ÖVSV
ACF Amateurfunk Club Fürstenfeld, OE6XFF
About OE4WHG (myself):
see my QSL card, ham radio biography, rig
and records on six,
my awards, like 6m DXCC and 6m WAZ, the first ones in OE.
ARRL Six Meters DXCC # 314 CQ Six Meters WAZ # 48
made in July 30, 1998
last update: 2022-07-12
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