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[aprssig] RE: Two meter freqs in cable/TV systems

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Sat Mar 19 13:43:21 UTC 2005


At 03:00 PM 3/11/2005, Little Dog wrote:
>Let's think about this a minute. The cable TV problem has been around as 
>long as there has been cable TV. The FCC has NEVER shut a cable system 
>down for interference. The power companies are the same way. On the ARRL 
>site they print all of Riley Hollingsworth's enforcement letters. One this 
>week is to a power company for interference to a ham. No where does it 
>say, in the letter, that unless the power company solve its interference 
>problem that it would have to shut down.
>
>Do we think for a second that the FCC will shut down a BPL system if it 
>interfers?

         I wrote Mr. Hollingsworth and asked him about this.  He says 
they've shut down numerous systems due to leakage and he hopes they treat 
BPL the same way.

         7 3
         Earl


Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
http://kd5xb-2.no-ip.info






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