[aprssig] N1547C tracker

John K9IJ k9ij at vx5.com
Thu Oct 20 17:17:49 CDT 2005

At 05:04 PM 10/20/2005, you wrote:

>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!

Sure I can. If my operation of my equipment is completely within the rules,
that doesn't mean that others is. For example, over half of APRS transmissions
are not identified 'strictly' within the rules. (Hint - carefully 
read 97.119(c)) are
all of yours?

You want to pick nits?

John - K9IJ


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