[AMRadio] Web page appears in opposition to RM-11305

RICHARD W GILLESPIE rwgillespie at msn.com
Sun Jan 15 20:40:43 EST 2006

I lived in Toronto for 3 years. What goes smoothly in Canada is a different 
story here. Our constitution is about pursuit of happiness, their's about 
order. BS comparison in my view.


>From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
>Reply-To: bcarling at cfl.rr.com,Discussion of AM Radio 
><amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Web page appears in opposition to RM-11305
>Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 20:31:38 -0500
>On 15 Jan 2006 at 12:59, Phil Galasso wrote:
> > > This over-regulation holds true for a lot of other realms in the U.S.
> > laws,
> > > but I digress. The problem is that we are so accustomed to being
> > > incentivized, and over-regulated that we do not have good 
> > > on the bands.
> > What an insulting, condescending attitude toward your fellow Americans!
> > Canada once had similar, although somewhat more liberal, subband
> > restrictions. They lifted them a few years ago and guess what...NO
> > CHAOS!
>Please don't make unlucky guesses about my so-called attitude.
>I agree with you. We COULD pull this off just fine.
>I am only saying that we HAVEN'T because the ridiculous
>circumstances that YOU are bewailing have been foisted upon us.
>Please try to understand a little better next time.
>I am starting to think that the system you propose would be better
>than the Arrl Bandwidth plan if we must have change.
>I even offered to put a web page espousing the viewpoint, and yet
>you seem to think I have an attitude to the contrary.
>Please read more carefully!
>We have three choices as I see it and none of them is ideal:
>RM-11305 - a free for all and hope we can behave.
>RM-11306 - the ARRL idiocy
>RM-00000 = Leave things alone.
>I think I probably now prefer RM-11305 over RM-11306.
>But RM-00000 would be OK too so long as ALL THREE
>of these get a clause that includes allowing AM and CW forever,
>AND a clause to rescind the stupid rule allowing unattended
>QRM generators to run roughshod over everything else.
>We can create enough of our own mode wars with
>Canadians pumping slop bucket QRM
>  into the 40m CW sub-band, and turf wars on 75m phone!
>It's going to be interesting to see how all of this tug-o-war plays
>out between the various groups that have their conflicting
>ideas set in stone.
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