[AMRadio] FW: Latest ARRL Big Push..! Spanish Tests..!!

WE0H we0h at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 5 22:29:51 EDT 2007

Whew...squeaked by another crazy proposal... The FCC would have to write 
the rules in Spanish if they tested in that language. I myself am a 
proponent of 'if you live here, learn the language'. I wouldn't expect 
some foreign country to cater to English if I moved there.


Mike Sawyer wrote:
> Pete said:
> Old, old, news!
> See the FCC's response to the  request by the Puerto Rico Amateur Radio
> League:
> http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-07-814A1.pdf
> And ARRL Letter, dated March 2, 2007, half way down the page:
> FCC Says No to Petition Calling for Exams in Languages other than
> English:
> http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter/07/0302/
> It wasn't even an ARRL Push, but it's still "good" fodder for some.
> Pete, wa2cwa
> -----------------------------------------
> Thanks Pete,
>     You know I'm no cheerleader for the (be)League(d) but I thought that 
> email by W0LPQ was a misunderstanding by what the FCC said. I remember 
> reading it in March which is bizarre since I don't frequent the ARRgghhL's 
> website nor the FCC's website all that often. Like you said, good fodder.
> Mod-U-Lator,
> Mike(y)

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