Coronavirus: Spain grants special authorization to radio hams

Spain’s national amateur radio society URE has talked to their regulator and obtained permission for unlicensed people to use amateur stations during the Coronavirus lockdown

A Google translation of part of the URE announcement says:

After the publication of Royal Decree 463/2020, of March 14, declaring the state of alarm for the management of the situation of health crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), for this purpose, and with the In order to accompany radio amateurs in the exceptional situation caused by the spread of COVID-19, the URE, in its commitment to collaborate and help to cope with the complicated situation we are currently experiencing in our country, presented to the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructures a request for special authorization.

Today, the Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructures has issued a resolution granting temporary authorization for the use, under certain conditions, of radio amateur stations by people who do not have the required administrative authorization under the supervision of authorized radio amateurs. , while the validity of the state of alarm and its corresponding mandatory measures of confinement.

That the use of the aforementioned radio amateur stations will be carried out under the responsibility and direct and face-to-face supervision of the radio amateur and under the conditions established in the Regulations for the use of the radioelectric public domain by radio amateurs.

Read the full URE announcement at
https://tinyurl.com/SpainURE

The authorization is at
https://avancedigital.gob.es/espectro/radioaficionados/autorizaciones/Documents/resolucion-autorizacion-radioficionados-estado-alarma.pdf

Source:http://www.southgatearc.org/


Antenna


Review

HF Go Bag

HF Go Bag

“In this video I go over the Anti-Venom 24 Hour Assault Pack from DDT (Death Dealer Tactical) based in Arizona. For its size this bag holds a lo… Read more



News


Equipment


The post Coronavirus: Spain grants special authorization to radio hams appeared first on QRZ NOW – Ham Radio News.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.