[aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a Commercial AVL System ???
Christopher K. Greenhalgh
chris at n8wct.com
Sun Dec 28 17:07:45 CST 2008
>From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
>[mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Patrick
>Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2008 11:16 AM
>To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>Subject: Re: [aprssig] Another Bootlegger Using APRS As a
>Commercial AVL System ???
>The trackers though aren't transmitters in and of themselves which is
>what requires fcc licenses...
Not entirely correct.
There are no laws, part 97 or otherwise, that prohibits anyone from having a
The "law" is "to transmit".
I ve known a lot of hams who bought transceivers before their license were
valid, to listen or otherwise familiarize themselves with the equipment. As
long as the don't *transmit*, they are not in any violation.
73, Chris N8WCT
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