[AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat to AM


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Sun Mar 25 11:02:28 EST 2007


Eddy I would like to see how you laid out the 135 degree 
phased inverted L array.  Please explain off line if you 
wish.

73  Jim
W5JO



> Hi Chuck,
>
> Many thanks for the FB note, & good words...
>
> Yes indeed, I'm still keeping the good folks at the Kester 
> Solder Co.
> working two shifts! Hi Hi. I'm presently collecting what 
> I'll need for a HB
> 4PR-1000A kilowatt linear amplifier dedicated to 
> 160-meters, to complement
> my 3-element(!)  135-degree phased inerted "L" array for 
> 1.8-MHz>
> ~73!~ Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <cemilton at aol.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> Cc: <MOPAGROUP at yahoogroups.com>; 
> <BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV>;
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> <heathkit at yahoogroups.com>;
> <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>; 
> <AmRadGear at yahoogroups.com>;
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> Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 7:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat 
> to AM
>
>
>> Well said Eddy..............
>>
>> Far too many in the USA are oblivious to the fact that 
>> Government
>> (local, state and federal) and the politically correct 
>> mouth-breathers
>> who support their actions are slowly consuming our 
>> freedoms and
>> regulating everything to death.  Ham radio is right in 
>> that mix.
>>
>> BTW, are you still building those stunning rigs?
>>
>> 73 de W4MIL
>> Chuck
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gswynar at durham.net
>> To: bcarling at cfl.rr.com; amradio at mailman.qth.net
>> Cc: BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV; 
>> FLBOATANCHORS at yahoogroups.com;
>> heathkit at yahoogroups.com; 
>> glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu;
>> MOPAGROUP at yahoogroups.com; AmRadGear at yahoogroups.com;
>> dcboatanchors at mailman.qth.net
>> Sent: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 9:10 AM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat 
>> to AM
>>
>>   What the heck is going on with our neighbours south of 
>> the 49th
>> Parallel...?!
>>
>> You've seemingly got a licensing body populated by 
>> little-more than
>> did-interested, beaurocratic, career-oriented mandarins, 
>> headed-up by
>> politically correct toadies of big money & big 
>> bu$ine$$...your largest
>> lobby
>> group seems to be grossly ineffective of late in its 
>> ability to grab
>> the ear
>> of the FCC to make it listen, because it's apparently too 
>> distracted by
>> its
>> own agenda & internal empire building...
>>
>> I am NOT attempting to condemn you good folks, or put you 
>> down, or set
>> up
>> our system here in Canada by comparison as some sort of a 
>> ",,,beacon of
>> enlightenment" --- nothing like that at all! But 
>> man-o-man, I do feel
>> for
>> you guys.
>>
>> It's like you're all alone in a cruel world that simply 
>> continues to
>> change
>> for the worst. Obviously politics & Ham radio do NOT 
>> mix...on ANY
>> level. I
>> only hope things might change for you guys soon, because 
>> you certainly
>> do
>> deserve better than what you've been getting for the past 
>> several years,
>> IMHO...
>>
>> ~73~ Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bry Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Cc: <BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV>; 
>> <FLBOATANCHORS at yahoogroups.com>;
>> <heathkit at yahoogroups.com>; <MOPAGROUP at yahoogroups.com>;
>> <AmRadGear at yahoogroups.com>; 
>> <dcboatanchors at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 6:51 AM
>> Subject: [AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat to 
>> AM
>>
>>
>> > Thanks, Paul - excellent commentary from WA3VJB...
>> >
>> > The threat to operators of old tube AM and CW rigs is
>> > somewhat diminished.
>> >
>> > To expand and explain slightly - the part they DO want 
>> > to keep...
>> > They now propose to destroy only ten meters, perhaps 
>> > figuring
>> > that since there has been a long sunspot minimum, no 
>> > one
>> > will be paying attention...
>> >
>> > http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2007/03/23/101/?nc=1
>> >
>> > Wa3VJB wrote
>> >
>> > > The ARRL, a small, non-profit publishing company in
>> > > Newington Connecticut, has abandoned a threat to
>> > > impose a system of bandwidth segregation on the
>> > > various modes and activities on HF below 10 meters.
>> > >
>> > > In an email to the club's volunteer administrators,
>> > > Dave Sumner, the company's highest-paid, unelected
>> > > staffer, seems to have acknowledged the overwhelming
>> > > opposition arrayed against his group's plan the past
>> > > several years.
>> > >
>> > > The threat to AM was specific and unquestionable --  
>> > > it
>> > > would have imposed the first-ever, numerical
>> > > constraints on bandwidth without providing a means 
>> > > for
>> > > licensees to ensure compliance and ward off
>> > > unwarranted complaints from those who do not
>> > > participate in this mode and activity.
>> > >
>> > > The scheme would also have characterized AM as a
>> > > "footnote" that otherwise would not be in compliance
>> > > with their misguided system of bandwidth segregation.
>> > >
>> > > Sumner wrote, in part,
>> > >
>> > > Quote
>> > > Regulation by bandwidth rather than by mode of
>> > > emission remains controversial below 28 MHz because 
>> > > of
>> > > perceived potential impact on established operating
>> > > patterns, so these proposals were removed from the
>> > > list with one narrow exception.
>> > >
>> > > Those who subscribe to the ARRL can pursue the full
>> > > text, which contains several insults and additional
>> > > patronizing language to those of us who dared to
>> > > question the scheme their group tried to slip 
>> > > through.
>> > >
>> > > Keywords:
>> > > --And for the truly paranoid
>> > > --don't know all the facts
>> > > --making their complaints and threats
>> > > --have other motives
>> > >
>> > > It is important to note that the club continues to 
>> > > try
>> > > to sneak through the small, remaining portion of 
>> > > their
>> > > scheme that opponents had not, until now, chosen to
>> > > challenge.
>> > >
>> > > Fresh opposition remarks about the fraction the 
>> > > League
>> > > continues to push are now being filed and accepted on
>> > > the FCC's Electronic Comment Filing System.
>> > >
>> > > The latest challenges join the carefully considered,
>> > > well-reasoned arguments that gave the ARRL a severe
>> > > spanking and refuted that group's earlier threat to 
>> > > AM
>> > > that they now have abandoned.
>> > >
>> > > This appears to be the system of feedback the group 
>> > > in
>> > > Newington prefers.
>> > >
>> > > Paul/VJB
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
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