[aprssig] SOS Radio
Gary V. Smith
gvsmith at skyenet.net
Fri Nov 11 13:46:24 CST 2005
And then there's the scoflaw history of CB, Gregg. Methinks the
results of a plan such as this would be the same.
At 12:01 PM 11/11/2005, you wrote:
>Andre PE1RDW wrote:
>>If history is any indication I doubt it will even work, we had cb
>>channel 9 as sos frequentie in the early days of cb, nobody was
>>using that channel because they respected it, the result was that
>>when someone placed an sos call nobody was there to respond and the
>>sos caller moved to the calling channel 14 or the local channel.
>>something that is probably going to work better is setting up an
>>internet linked network using two or three channels with a fixed
>>tone (unlicenced eqso and frn use chanel 5, 6 and 7 with tone 19 in
>>the european pmr channels)
>>Because pmr like frs uses limited power with nondetachable antenas
>>the range is small enough te prevent overloading of the network,
>>besides eqso and frn (www.freeradionetwork.nl) communeties can also
>>setup a link with teamspeak or other voip software but duplex
>>systems would be best used in combination with a pmr/frs repeater.
>Without trying to keep useful things from happening...
>FCC part 95 devices are restricted in the US to not allow the
>connection of any device not created by the vendor of the equipment,
>and licensed by the FCC. The text below spells this out.
>(a) You may only use an FCC certified FRS unit. (You can identify an
>FCC certified FRS unit by the label placed on it by the manufacturer.)
>(b) You must not make, or have made, any internal modification to an
>FRS unit. Any internal modification cancels the FCC certification
>and voids your authority to operate the unit in the FRS.
>(c) You may not attach any antenna, power amplifier, or other
>apparatus to an FRS unit that has not been FCC certified as part of
>that FRS unit. There are no exceptions to this rule and attaching
>any such apparatus to a FRS unit cancels the FCC certification and
>voids everyone's authority to operate the unit in the FRS.
>(d) FRS units are prohibited from transmitting data in
>store-and-forward packet operation mode.
>[61 FR 28768, June 6, 1996, as amended at 68 FR 9901, Mar. 3, 2003]
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