[AMRadio] Our Moderator posted the band plan opportunity back inMarch

Adrian Flynn adrianjamesflynn at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 21:53:54 EDT 2015

I completely agree with you Jim!

ARRL could not care less about helping ALL operator's all they care about
is NEW technology!

Ancient Mariners AM is not to be TOLERATED on ANY BAND!

Adrian KF7DYU
On Apr 3, 2015 4:10 PM, "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net> wrote:

> I urge all of you to familiarize yourselves with the subject and post your
> thoughts on the subject at the ARRL website.
> After the proposal was released, I regularly tuned the digital bands in
> question and cannot see a rational reason to change the present
> allocations, but that is my assessment.  The only time I witnessed
> interference was during contests.
> The situation for AM operators is much different.  We limit our operation
> to 3 frequencies on 80 meters by choice, mostly because if we attempt to
> operate other places we are subject to massive interference from other
> stations.  That interference is much worse than what any digital operator
> must face.
> I do not see the ARRL proposing any help for AM.  I do not see the ARRL
> providing help in finding those who purposely interfere and help bring them
> to justice, if interference happens the AM community simply must ignore the
> problem.  Yet the FCC has and will pursue SSB operators who cause
> interference to other SSB operators.  I am unaware of any prosecution of
> digital operators for interference, maybe because of the narrow width
> characteristic of the mode they do not interfere with each other as much.
> But if the ARRL truly represents all amateurs maybe someone could persuade
> them to help us and show the same interest as they have the digital
> operators with this proposal.
> Jim
> W5JO
> -----Original Message-----
> This is where you get your say!
> It is also setup in a manner that only registers YOUR input *ONCE*!
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