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[aprssig] N1547C tracker

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Thu Oct 20 22:04:03 UTC 2005


On Oct 20, 2005, at 5:35 PM, John K9IJ wrote:

>>> the FCC. If that happens,
>>> it's entirely likely that APRS will be declared not legal and we
>>> all will suffer.
>>>
>> We disagree completely on our interpretation of the rules. It is my
>> belief that APRS is completely legal, that unattended trackers are
>> completely legal, and I believe that if the FCC were to issue a
>> ruling it would be in APRS' favor. If you believe APRS is illegal,
>> why are you participating?
>>
>> It seems mighty strange to be arguing that trackers should not be
>> used so the FCC won't notice how illegal APRS is!
>>
>
> Well... MY operation, of MY tracker is completely within the rules.
>
At the top you state that if the FCC looked at APRS, it would declare  
that APRS not legal. If you are operating a tracker, you are using  
APRS. You can't have it both ways!

Steve K4HG





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