|[AMRadio] bandplan thoughts|
manualman at juno.com
Fri Dec 14 21:17:51 EST 2007
Ya could have fooled me with all the dialog over the last two months, but
I know what you mean; I didn't have a "smiley" to add to the end of the
Actually, it wasn't a total secret since the plan to do it was announced
in August 2006 in a documented presentation to an IARU Region 3 Meeting.
Don't let the 75 meter knuckle draggers get the best of you. Ignore them,
record them and/or report them if they are causing malicious
And, we will all wait for the "later still...".
On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 09:33:10 EST SBJohnston at aol.com writes:
> Don't be silly, Pete. There will be no "shakeup" simply because a
> group wrote a bandplan in secret. The trouble comes later, as that
> plan begins to
> cause stress among amateurs over who is "following the bandplan" or
> There have already been on-air threats of violence made against
> AMers in relation
> to the new bandplan.
> It will also be a point of stress for hi-fi SSB stations, users of
> gear of all kinds, and various digital mode users.
> Later still, the IARU bandplan will be held up as an example for
> band-planners, such as the ARRL. And later still, there will be a
> move to make it
> part of the FCC rules.
> As my grandfather used to say, "Mark my words..."
> Steve WD8DAS
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