|[AMRadio] AMRadio Digest, Vol 118, Issue 28|
b.gaz at comcast.net
Sun Nov 10 19:53:03 EST 2013
I can not say I ever been bothered by any digital signals when running AM,
at least not that I can remember.
Once and a while its another AM qso off frequency, or generating hash from a
The SSB guys I give a pass to, they can get close without being bothered by
us, and do not understand some people run old gear that is broad as a barn
My hood seems quiet as far as garbage from electronics.
I had someone with a plasma TV that sometimes took out 3880, but I think its
Nothing lasts forever...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Atkinson" <ranchorobbo at gmail.com>
To: "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at charter.net>
Cc: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2013 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AMRadio Digest, Vol 118, Issue 28
> It was a digital rig. Not any kind of analog AM Brett.
> As far as I am concerned, any hash noise that is unidentifiable is
> treated by me as interference from an unintentional part 15 emitter.
> If it is in fact a ham, then he can go right ahead and piss and moan
> to the FCC and I'll tell them the honest truth: I have so much junk
> interfering with my reception living here in the city with houses all
> around me, that without a call sign legal ID that I am equipped to
> understand, I cannot distinguish between a pirate, a noisy appliance
> or someone who is licensed but unidentified. If they don't like that
> they can ID like most everyone else. If the FCC doesn't like it, they
> can make a rule to require an analog ID. the idea that I have to be
> equipped with special decoding equipment, even if it is just a PC and
> some software so I can tell a ham from a malfunctioning remote control
> of some sort is outrageous and ridiculous.
> On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Donald Chester <k4kyv at charter.net> wrote:
>> I recall there used to be a legal requirement that when you ran RTTY, you
>> had to also ID in CW, and with SSTV, you had to ID in CW or voice. Now, I
>> hear these digital mystery signals and SSTV operation both analogue and
>> digital, and no-one IDs in cw or voice. You don't even know if it's a
>> legitimate ham signal or if it's an intruder on our bands if you are not
>> equipped to decipher a myriad of digital codes.
>> Does anyone know if the FCC actually changed the rules and deleted those
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