[AMRadio] Your recent comments on AM (Tannehill)


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Fri Jan 13 14:59:40 EST 2006


1) They diod NOT solicit input.

2) The decisions wer made by an ad hoc committee behind 
closed doors that was very divided on the matter.

3) You seem to assume that I didn't try to give them my input.
Yes, as a member, I did on many occasions and they did not 
even acknowledge my communications. I wrote to numerous officers and Directors 
etc. The one who DID write back said 
he knew nothing about it but would look into it.

The President wrote me back and all he had to say was they he regretted 
having appointed the people who had dissented to his ad hoc committee! 
Two of them had resigned in disgust.

He never responded satisfactorily to my input on the specific issues. 
His mind was made up on the matter from the beginning.
Winlink Pactor all the way and to hell with the consequences.

There was zero accountability. So now we have this absurd 
proposal that could lead to havoc not only for AM operators,
but especially for our CW brethren.

For example:
http://lists.contesting.com/archives/html/Topband/2006-01/msg00132.html

On 13 Jan 2006 at 14:00, peter markavage wrote:

> There was approximately 15 months of time for you to provide comments to
> the ARRL to express your views on the draft proposals before the final
> went to the FCC.





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