[AMRadio] Aircraft Radio Set QRP

W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Sun Jul 9 17:23:38 EDT 2006

>> There have been some OO Notices sent out to people operating SSB in 
>> the lower part of 160m.  The issuer claimed that there's a 'band 
>> plan' on 160m.  It was supported up to the enforcement level, and 
>> when it was pointed out to me (and others) I (and I'm sure others) 
>> wrote the enforcement buearu saying that there -isn't- such a thing 
>> as a 'band plan' on 'Top band'.  I think it was all eventually dropped.

Jim Wilhite wrote:

> Not only that, but an official notice (apology) was issued in that case. 

Quick, someone... hand me my nitro tablets.  The Enforcement Agency at 
the FCC did something 'right'!

Actually, they've been pretty good.  I think this example was one of 
relative few in which the Enforcement beauro was a bit over-zealous.  
All in all, I'd have to say they're doing a pretty fair job.

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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