|[AMRadio] trouble Brewing in AM Window|
rbethman at comcast.net
Thu Dec 12 19:58:54 EST 2013
I have mixed feelings and my own views.
I got licensed in 1980, as Novice in June, and General the last day of
I started AM operations late that year when I bid on the old club
station, an HT-37 and an SX-101A. Also came with a 12 or so inch
National speaker, and a Shure 737A mic.
I've kept operating AM ever since, sometimes exclusively, some not.
It seems that all this fuss is pretty darn recent. That meaning to me,
about 3 to 3 1/2 years.
I really don't know if we want the FCC stirred up or not. It is really
a mixed bag.
Just my $0.02 worth.
Bob - N0DGN
On 12/12/2013 7:44 PM, Jim Wilhite wrote:
> The FCC budget was gutted many years back so the result is volunteer
> examiners. Maybe, with a rule change, we can do enforcement the same
> way. Create a semi-official group who will gather the evidence then
> send it to the FCC who would prosecute.
> They could be instituted the same way as the examiners and receive a
> handbook on how to gather the evidence. After all this is just
> administrative law which is not nearly as exacting as criminal or
> civil law.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Thanks to the VEC system, most hams have never even SEEN a FCC
>> employee--as far as they are concerned FCC may as well not exist!
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