[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: Big FCC Proposal

On Apr 15, 2004, at 8:13 PM, Tony Langdon (ATC) wrote:

>> http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-04-79A1.pdf
>> I'm assuming that you are referring to the auxiliary station changes,
>> but they specifically
>> exclude the satellite portions of the band:
> Hmm, not what I read...  From the ARRL article...
> ---
> The FCC additionally proposed a rule change that would make Kenwood's 
> Sky
> Command system legal for operation within the US. The Commission said 
> it
> believes Kenwood's proposal "will be consistent with our flexible-use 
> policy
> in the Amateur Service." The proposed amendment to §97.201(b) of the 
> rules
> would permit auxiliary operation from 145.8 to 146.0 MHz in addition to
> frequency segments already authorized. The Sky Command system permits 
> the
> user to operate certain Kenwood equipment remotely via a VHF/UHF 
> handheld
> transceiver.

That's why I pointed you to the FCC article not the ARRL's inaccurate
translation.  Heck I even posted the relevant passage too...

I read the *entire* thing today.  It *excludes* the satellite sub-band 
Kenwood requested.

Mike W4LNA

Sent via amsat-bb@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org