[AMRadio] FCC Non-cooperation (was ILLEGAL STUFF ON E BAY)

Brett Gazdzinski Brett.Gazdzinski at verizon.net
Wed Mar 17 20:15:07 EDT 2010

What is to interfere with?
All radio stuff is going 900 MHz or higher, cable satellite or fiber feed, 
spread spectrum, phasing noise and interference null, etc.

No one listens to AM anymore, or even FM much.

You think anyone is going to worry about ham radio?

I don't think so...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Christensen" <w9ac at arrl.net>
To: <W9RAN at oneradio.net>; "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] FCC Non-cooperation (was ILLEGAL STUFF ON E BAY)

>> Still, the intent of Part 15 is to protect licensed users from
>> interference from unlicensed devices, and the best option we have to
>> enforce current regulations (or potentially get better ones)  is to
>> continue to elevate our concerns to the FCC and those who oversee the
>> agency.
>> 73, Bob W9RAN
> Excellent advise, Bob.  Part 15 needs to get current with the times.  As
> more consumers replace their household appliances with models that
> incorporate RFI/EMI emitting technology, the problem will only become 
> worse.
> The certification section was last re-written at time when nearly all of 
> our
> major household appliances did not contain SMPS and microprocessors.
> Today, household "appliances" are exempt from Part 15 certification and
> problems associated with these unintentional radiators are dealt with 
> after
> they generate interference to licensed services.  The FCC could help 
> itself
> in this matter with a rule change that includes appliances in the
> certification requirement.  A bit of time spent on a rule change would pay
> great dividends in reducing their time spent on the enforcement effort.
> Paul, W9AC
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