|[AMRadio] Re: ARRL Bandplan issues...|
w5omr at satx.rr.com
Fri Jan 13 09:52:26 EST 2006
As you can see, this mental midget has no desire to learn actually -how-
things are done. He just wants to bitch.
Again, I'm reminded of the saying/phrase:
"Why are the narrowest of minds,
found in the fattest of heads?"
73 = Best Regards,
Ron Grandmaison wrote:
> */OMR...don't complain to me directly you idiot...do it through the
> FCC web site. I'm not the only one bitching about you AM jerks
> wandering all over the bands. I was on AM when you still had your
> diapers on. CHU does ssb AM...you can do it too if you have the
> brains to modify your equipment...but I doubt that you do./*
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* W5OMR/Geoff <mailto:w5omr at satx.rr.com>
> *To:* w4vr at pivot.net <mailto:w4vr at pivot.net>
> *Sent:* Friday, January 13, 2006 8:47 AM
> *Subject:* ARRL Bandplan issues...
> >"The ARRL bandwidth proposal appears workable with one
> >exception, allowing double sideband AM 9kHz. SSB was
> >created to conserve spectrum and allow more stations
> >to operate in a given bandwidth. AM stations were
> >allowed to operate in certain segments of each band in
> >accordance with the ARRL voluntary band plan to reduce
> >destructive interference to SSB stations. In recent
> >years some of these AM stations have chosen to violate
> >the band plan and operate anywhere in the phone bands,
> >creating harmful interference to SSB operations (this
> >is particularly evident on the 80 meter band). If the
> >FCC is to allow 9 kHz for these stations, rules should
> >be implemented to restrict these stations to a 4.5 kHz
> >bandwidth (SSB AM) if they do not abide by the ARRL
> >band plan."
> How about, before you open your mouth to insert your foot, let's
> get you
> educated, first. What do you say? Would you agree that
> "knowledge is
> I knew you would.
> First off... AM stations are not -allowed- to operate in a certain
> segments of the band. AM operation is allowed, by part 97 Rules and
> Regulations, wherever phone operation is allowed, unless specifically
> stated (one example that comes to mind, is 60m, where each
> 'channel' is
> limited to USB -only-. Another is the Novice Sub-band from 28.3 ~
> 28.5Mc where the mode is limited to USB, only, and 200w)
> Speaking of Part 97, it -is- the FCC that sets the rules, for our
> operations, as hams, NOT the Armanian Rump Rubbers League. All
> the ARRL
> is, is a liason between Hams and the FCC. Lots of people don't agree
> that we hams should only have the one voice represent the needs of
> hams, nationwide. Count me among them.
> Using your own verbage, the ARRL Bandplan is -voluntary-. Nothing
> it -has- to be adhered to. See my earlier comments on where AM is
> allowed to be operated.
> Again, using your woefully uneducated statements, and based on your
> -beliefs-, let me ask you this...
> How many QSO's do you hear on 146.52Mc, simplex? Or, 52.525,
> Or even 29.6Mc? If someone were to move off of 146.52, up to say,
> 146.54 and have a QSO, would you consider them to be 'out of band'?
> That's exactly what you're doing, when you try to segregate AM
> from the rest of Hamdom... Y'see, the ARRL bandplans *I've* read,
> suggest that (on 75m) 3.885Mc is the AM -Calling Frequency-. Much
> 29.6, 52.525, 146.52, 446.00Mc are -calling frequencies-. You
> make your
> call, establish contact, move off. The -calling frequencies- for
> AM are
> only listed as that, in the band-plan.. -Calling frequencies-.
> If you're concerend that AM is too wide, then would you rather
> hear +/-
> 2.5kc deviation FM on the hambands? It's only 5kc wide...
> "rules should be implemented to restrict these stations to a 4.5kHz
> bandwidth (SSB AM) if they do not abide by the ARRL band plan."
> You, yourself, earlier said that it was 'voluntary'. Tell me, oh
> one, how you plan to accuse, and bring charges against someone,
> because you percieve that this individual is violating the
> 'volunteer'/suggested ARRL Band plan (that the ARRL has no
> authority to
> You need some education, sir.
> 73 = Best Regards
> (Remember, the last 2 letters in HAM are AM!)
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