COORDINATION
GUIDELINES

Band Plans
The Member State Coordinators shall adhere as closely as possible to the use of the various
band plans as adopted by the Mid-America Coordination Council, Inc.
Use of the modified band plans is at the option of the local State Coordinators with the consent of adjacent  MACC State Coordinators.

Geographical Separation of Repeaters
Arkansas Guidelines
The minimum geographical spacing between the two closest points of the systems in question
shall be 90 miles (Effective 03-02-2013 per vote at Annual Membership Meeting).
This spacing is considered valid for systems on the 52, 144, 220, 440, 902 and
1215 MHz bands. This applies to both IN and OUT of State separations.

Adjacent-Channel Separation


Band (MHz)

52


144



220



440



902



1215


Spacing

20 kHz
40 kHz

15 kHz
20 kHz
30 kHz

20 kHz
40 kHz
60 kHz

25 kHz
40 kHz
50 kHz

25 kHz
50 kHz
75 kHz

25 kHz
50 kHz
75 kHz


Separation

20 miles
No minimum

40 miles
25 miles
20 miles

40 miles
5 miles
No minimum

5 miles
1 mile
No minimum

5 miles
1 mile
No minimum

5 miles
1 mile
No minimum

Miscellaneous Specifications / Definitions

1.   "CLOSED" Repeater - applications will be coordinated as SNP repeaters.
2.   "Portable Repeater
- a repeater which can be placed on a location 72 hours before and after
      an event.
      The repeater may be a coordinated repeater. It may also be set up for an emergency.
       It must stay within state boundaries.
3.   "Temporary" Repeater
- a repeater that had a site failure (fallen tower, fire, etc.). It can be
      moved up to 25 miles from it's coordinated site for no more than 30 days. An extension can
      be granted by the coordinator upon request by the repeater owner / trustee. After repairs are
      completed, the repeater must be returned to its coordinated site within 72 hours.

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