[AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat to AM


EP Swynar gswynar at durham.net
Sun Mar 25 12:26:40 EST 2007


Note To Jim (W5JO)...

Jim, everytime I try to e-mail you a direct response, it bounces back to me
with an error message...

Have you changed your address recently...?

~73~ Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] ARRL changes: League dumps threat to AM


> 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>;
> > <FLBOATANCHORS at yahoogroups.com>;
> > <heathkit at yahoogroups.com>;
> > <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>;
> > <AmRadGear at yahoogroups.com>;
> > <dcboatanchors at mailman.qth.net>
> > 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
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >>
_________________________________________________________________________
> >> ___
> >> ________
> >> > > Never miss an email again!
> >> > > Yahoo! Toolbar alerts you the instant new Mail
> >> > > arrives.
> >> > > http://tools.search.yahoo.com/toolbar/features/mail/
> >> > > ______________________________________________________________
> >> > > AMRadio mailing list
> >> > > List Rules (must read!):
> >> > > http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> >> > > List Home:
> >> > > http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> >> > > Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> >> > > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> >> > > Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> >> > > To unsubscribe, send an email to
> >> > > amradio-request at mailman.qth.net
> >> with
> >> > > the word unsubscribe in the message body.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > ______________________________________________________________
> >> > AMRadio mailing list
> >> > List Rules (must read!):
> >> > http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> >> > List Home:
> >> > http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> >> > Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> >> > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> >> > Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> >> > To unsubscribe, send an email to
> >> > amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> >> > the word unsubscribe in the message body.
> >>
> >> ______________________________________________________________
> >> AMRadio mailing list
> >> List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> >> List Home:
> >> http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> >> Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> >> Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> >> Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> >> To unsubscribe, send an email to
> >> amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> >> the word unsubscribe in the message body.
> >>
> >>
> >>
________________________________________________________________________
> >> AOL now offers free email to everyone.  Find out more
> >> about what's free
> >> from AOL at AOL.com.
> >> ______________________________________________________________
> >> AMRadio mailing list
> >> List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> >> List Home:
> >> http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> >> Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> >> Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> >> Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> >> To unsubscribe, send an email to
> >> amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> >> the word unsubscribe in the message body.
> >
> > ______________________________________________________________
> > AMRadio mailing list
> > List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> > List Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> > Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> > Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> > To unsubscribe, send an email to
> > amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> > the word unsubscribe in the message body.
> >
> >
>
>
> ______________________________________________________________
> AMRadio mailing list
> List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> List Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> To unsubscribe, send an email to amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> the word unsubscribe in the message body.




More information about the AMRadio mailing list

This page last updated 14 Dec 2017.