[AMRadio] AM Exemption Already Drawing Fire


W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Thu Dec 8 20:32:14 EST 2005


David McClafferty wrote:

>--- W5OMR/Geoff <w5omr at satx.rr.com> wrote:
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>>It's just word 
>>association.  'FCC type accepted' is a common
>>phrase.
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>It's more than that, 'FCC type accepted' is recognized
>by a lot of other countries. I'm sure Industry Canada
>often just checks the FCC reports and then "rubber
>stamps" them to become part of the Canadian code, but
>not always. I can't think of any ham radio examples
>but when I was working I saw FCC type accepted
>equipment that could not be used in the broadcasting
>industry.
>Perhaps this wide recognition is why many think it is
>accepted everywhere.
>The opposite is true as well. Anyone, licensed or not
>can buy a amp capable of operating on 11 meters. It is
>illegal to use them on that band however, or any band
>if not licensed.
>
>73, Dave, VE1ADH
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>

What privledges do entry level hams have in Canada, Dave?  Is there any 
HF activitly allowed, at all?


-Geoff/W5OMR






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