[AMRadio] Send your Comment to the FCC about BPL

Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Wed Jun 16 14:56:57 EDT 2004

Why would this be important to the FCC? >> "destroying many people's life
hobby" To them, it's referred to as the amateur radio service.
However, maybe something like >>...threatening the future existence of
the amateur radio service and the important voluntary communications work
amateurs have participated in times of disasters...

Pete, wa2cwa

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 08:27:44 -0700 (PDT) Mark Foltarz
<Foltarz at rocketmail.com> writes:
> Here we go...
> 1 . goto  http://gullfoss2.fcc.gov/prod/ecfs/upload_v2.cgi
> 2.  In box 1 enter 04-037
> 3.  Fill in your name address etc. 
> 4. Enter you thoughts on BPL in the comments section (Send a Brief 
> Comment to
> FCC (typed-in) )  perhaps something like : 
>    In Writing, I wish to persuade the FCC from allowing BPL to be
> implemented. The destruction or at the least, deterioration of the
> shortwave bands is not only a violation of ITU laws that protect
> international broadcasters from interference and jamming, it will 
> be
> . Amateur radio will be reduced 
> to
> users with high-power amplifiers and large antennas. Emergency
> communications will be hindered to levels directly responsible for 
> the
> loss of life. Also, this will hinder military HF comms reducing 
> national 
> security
> There are many technologies that make BPL unnecessary. BPL will 
> never be
> able to carry the high bandwidth demands for mass distribution of 
> video
> much less the up-and-coming HDTV.
> Thank You!

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