[AMRadio] Comm Act of '34


manualman at juno.com manualman at juno.com
Fri Dec 6 15:00:09 EST 2013


If one read the Communications Act of 1934 and the 1996 Communications
Act Update, Sumner's comment " I would not expect the Communications Act
rewrite to deal with that level of detail.(Mode, Freq. allocations,
bandwidth, etc.)" makes a lot of sense.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Fri, 6 Dec 2013 11:31:48 -0800 (PST) CL in NC <mjcal77 at yahoo.com>
writes:
> Well, I wrote a note to Sumner at the ARRL to get their take on it, 
> and this was his reply:
> 
> ---"Thanks for your comments, Charlie. I would not expect the 
> Communications Act rewrite to deal with that level of detail.(Mode, 
> Freq. allocations, bandwidth, etc.)
> 
> We do strive to ensure that amateurs can pursue our broad range of 
> interests unfettered. I think QST is a pretty accurate 
> representation of members' interests, including the vintage column 
> and related content, although it stands to reason that new things 
> will command more space than old simply because the latter are 
> already in print.( I referenced the fact that the ARRL is not always 
> a friend of AM)
> 
> 73,
> Dave Sumner, K1ZZ"---
> 
> Seems a bit non-committal at this point, but holding the League's 
> feet to the fire about our mode of choice in this digital 
> environment would seem to be as important as writing our 
> Representatives, which will probably turn out to be just as 
> fruitful.
> 
> Charlie, W4MEC in NC



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