[AMRadio] Band Plan


manualman at juno.com manualman at juno.com
Thu Mar 24 21:33:12 EDT 2016


Huh?
What does your response have to do with the IARU Region 2 organization,
which the U.S. is part of and represented by the ARRL,  in reviewing the
Region 2 band plan? The IARU organization reviews the Region 1, 2, and 3
band plans every couple of years.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:43:07 -0500 donroden at hiwaay.net writes:
> Someone should tell the ARRL that if boaters can't afford commercial  
> 
> email, maybe they can't afford that 100 foot yacht.
> 
> Don W4DNR
> 
> 
> 
> Quoting Rob Atkinson <ranchorobbo at gmail.com>:
> 
> > The IARU is a paper international body that is just an extension 
> of
> > the ARRL and other ARRL facsimiles in other countries.  They like 
> to
> > look like they are part of the ITU with "international" and 
> "union" in
> > their name but don't let that fool you--they have zero official
> > standing as any treaty forming UN type body and can only watch 
> and
> > offer opinions.   They have these confabs where ARRL stuffed 
> shirts
> > toddle off to gather and gas about ways of turning their 
> bandwidth
> > derangement into reality and they can produce band plans until 
> pigs
> > fly but it doesn't mean doo doo because the FCC is where the 
> rubber
> > meets the road.   But they keep trying by framing their band plan 
> in
> > the guise of "this is what other countries are doing and you 
> should
> > conform..."
> >
> > We need to be vigilant and really weigh in with the FCC if any of
> > their 6 KC dreams and other nonsense manage to wind up in some
> > official FCC docket.  Of course it doesn't hurt to pound away on 
> the
> > ARRL but they'll probably ignore us.
> >
> > 73
> >
> > Rob
> > K5UJ



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