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OT: RE: [aprssig] D-710 at FCC test site

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Aug 14 04:39:24 UTC 2007


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Scott
N1VG

John Willis wrote:
> Please do not equate us 60+ with Cynthia McKinney!
> 
> John Willis
> KB4DU
> 
> 
>> From: Mark Fellhauer <sparkfel at qwest.net>
>> Reply-To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
>> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
>> Subject: Re: OT: RE: [aprssig] D-710 at FCC test site
>> Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 02:31:12 -0700
>>
>> At 01:42 AM 8/7/2007, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>>> Dave Baxter wrote:
>>>> Hi...
>>>>
>>>> Does this imply that in the US, many celular phones still use analog FM
>>>> for the audio?
>>>>
>>>> I thought (wrongly it would seem?) that 99.9% of the developed world 
>>>> had
>>>> long since changed over to GSM (digital) for mobile phones, I know both
>>>> my GSM phones work OK in the US,
>>>
>>> The U.S. mobile telecomm scene is a totally chaotic mis-mash of 
>>> proprietary and semi-proprietary standards, both for private radio 
>>> land-mobile and for cellular telephony, due to the total failure of 
>>> the federal comms authorities to set any standards.
>>
>> And, that, IMHO, is a good thing.  Local, State, and Federal 
>> governments in the U.S. have shown they are totally incapable of 
>> proper stewardship in most matters, especially on the technology 
>> front.    The average age in Congress today is the oldest ever at 60.4 
>> years.  Do I let my 60-something parents make technological decisions 
>> for me?     Have you ever heard Maxine Waters or Cynthia McKinney (now 
>> out of Congress) speak in public?   These people are not only brain 
>> addled - they're insane!
>>
>> 73,
>>
>> Mark
>> KC7BXS
>>
>>
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