[AMRadio] Are Canadians smarter than United States-ese?


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Sun Apr 16 02:47:02 EDT 2006


Maybe the key is "overly complicated"  for whom, the "operators" or the
FCC.

I'm sure there's a conspiracy in there somewhere.

Pete, wa2cwa


On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 05:27:41 +0000 "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at hotmail.com>
writes:
> Back when the AM power proceeding was before the FCC, Johnny Johnston 
> and 
> his henchmen declared that preserving historic AM power levels under 
> the new 
> rf output power standard would have made the rules overly 
> complicated.
> 
> Look how easily the Canadian government was able to do it.
> 
> Does that mean that people who live north of the border are smarter 
> than 
> people who live to the south?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 10.1 Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic Qualification:
> 
> 
> The holder of an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic 
> Qualification 
> is limited to a maximum
> transmitting power of:
> 
> (a) where expressed as direct-current input power, 250 W to the 
> anode or 
> collector circuit of the
> transmitter stage that supplies radio frequency energy to the 
> antenna; or
> 
> (b) where expressed as radio frequency output power measured across 
> an 
> impedance-matched load,
> 
> (i) 560 W peak envelope power for transmitters that produce any type 
> of 
> single sideband emission,
> or
> 
> (ii) 190 W carrier power for transmitters that produce any other 
> type of 
> emission.
> 
> 
> 
> 10.2 Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic and Advanced 
> Qualifications:
> 
> 
> The holder of an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic and 
> Advanced 
> Qualifications is limited
> to a maximum transmitting power of:
> 
> (a) where expressed as direct-current input power, 1,000 W to the 
> anode or 
> collector circuit of the
> transmitter stage that supplies radio frequency energy to the 
> antenna; or
> 
> (b) where expressed as radio frequency output power measured across 
> an 
> impedance-matched load,
> 
> (i) 2,250 W peak envelope power for transmitters that produce any 
> type of 
> single sideband
> emission, or
> 
> (ii) 750 W carrier power for transmitters that produce any other 
> type of 
> emission.
> 
> 
> To view or download Canadian amateur regulations:
> 
> nsmt-gst.nsf/vwapj/ric2e.pdf/$FILE/ric2e.pdf



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