|[AMRadio] ARRL Bandwidth Regulation -- I'm Worried!|
Anthony W. DePrato WA4JQS
wa4jqs at mikrotec.com
Wed May 11 13:56:30 EDT 2005
my state director sent out a email on this subject it was a little vague in
some depts as to the reasons for the BW issue. He had asked about
interference to cw and rtty ops from digi stations that the guys were
complaining about. he said he had never had any problems and wanted to know
just who had.
we his latest email was a couple of days ago on the subject and guess what
. yesterday i was on 14.010 and some lid starts a pactor connect right on
top of the HZ1 I was trying to work. wiped out that for a lot of the guys..
then last night i was trying to work another dx stations on 14.002.5 and
here come N3YAH connecting to N9TSM right on a freq that is in use by many
stations.. N3YAH connects and sends a email message about chain saws and
Charter One Band needs you to update your records. What the hell is this
lids up too ? passing junk mail off the Internet. here is where the winlink
and pactor 1,11,and 111 problems lie. these guys are not passing health and
welfare but Internet junk mail most of the time. i see a need for these
modes but why do we need to go by band with ? hell they have 14.060 to
14.080 now for all these modes. lets face it the big 3 have a lobby in D.C.
and they want to sell radios. the agreement has worked up until now for the
most part. if they want to play with new modes most will go the way of
amtor and packet anyway. give them a 100kcs of 10 mts. told my S.D. to drop
N3YAH a line and ask him WHY he had to drop to the bottom of the cw dx band
to pass his junk mail ?
QBE ZUT de WA4JQS
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