|[AMRadio] Re: ARRL Bandplan issues...|
manualman at juno.com
Fri Jan 13 12:57:03 EST 2006
And, of course, all of these problems and issues "will go away" with
total deregulation of amateur radio with RM-11305, "any mode - any
bandwidth - anywhere". The only thing that glues this together is a
voluntary band plan from the majority of the amateur radio service
members. That should make everyone feel warm and fuzzy.
On Fri, 13 Jan 2006 08:52:26 -0600 W5OMR/Geoff <w5omr at satx.rr.com>
> As you can see, this mental midget has no desire to learn actually
> 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
> > 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,
> > get you
> > educated, first. What do you say? Would you agree that
> > "knowledge is
> > power!"?
> > I knew you would.
> > First off... AM stations are not -allowed- to operate in a
> > segments of the band. AM operation is allowed, by part 97
> Rules and
> > Regulations, wherever phone operation is allowed, unless
> > 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
> > operations, as hams, NOT the Armanian Rump Rubbers League.
> > 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
> > -all-
> > hams, nationwide. Count me among them.
> > Using your own verbage, the ARRL Bandplan is -voluntary-.
> > says
> > 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
> > -beliefs-, let me ask you this...
> > How many QSO's do you hear on 146.52Mc, simplex? Or, 52.525,
> > simplex?
> > Or even 29.6Mc? If someone were to move off of 146.52, up to
> > 146.54 and have a QSO, would you consider them to be 'out of
> > That's exactly what you're doing, when you try to segregate
> > operators
> > from the rest of Hamdom... Y'see, the ARRL bandplans *I've*
> > suggest that (on 75m) 3.885Mc is the AM -Calling Frequency-.
> > like
> > 29.6, 52.525, 146.52, 446.00Mc are -calling frequencies-.
> > make your
> > call, establish contact, move off. The -calling frequencies-
> > AM are
> > only listed as that, in the band-plan.. -Calling
> > If you're concerend that AM is too wide, then would you
> > hear +/-
> > 2.5kc deviation FM on the hambands? It's only 5kc wide...
> > "rules should be implemented to restrict these stations to a
> > bandwidth (SSB AM) if they do not abide by the ARRL band
> > You, yourself, earlier said that it was 'voluntary'. Tell me,
> > unwise
> > one, how you plan to accuse, and bring charges against
> > simply
> > because you percieve that this individual is violating the
> > 'volunteer'/suggested ARRL Band plan (that the ARRL has no
> > authority to
> > impose)?
> > You need some education, sir.
> > ---
> > 73 = Best Regards
> > (Remember, the last 2 letters in HAM are AM!)
> > -Geoff/W5OMR
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