[aprssig] The final word: W0APR
Wes Johnston, AI4PX
wes at ai4px.com
Wed Jan 30 05:54:22 CST 2008
Jim, I appreciate your frustration in this whole matter, and I am glad you
have prevailed (truely). That said, this really is dirty laundry and not on
topic for APRS. This would be more on topic on one of the QRZ forums or
other general ham radio forums.
On 1/30/08, Jim Duncan <jdbandman at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Having previously posted a notice to this group I wanted to make a final
> follow-up to the status of the fraudulent application filing in which an
> attempt was made to take over the KC APRS Working Group's club station
> license, W0APR, by unauthorized persons.
> Today I received a telephone call from Terry Fishel of W.T.B. I am
> pleased to report to you that F.C.C. has set aside the application for
> license and grant to the wrongful applicant effective January 25, 2008,
> and have restored the W0APR license to it's rightful licensees, the KC
> APRS Working Group.
> KCAWG filed a complaint with F.C.C. requesting a review of the license
> grant in which we show that neither the applicant nor his co-signer (a
> 13-year-old amateur) were members or officers of, nor were they acting
> upon the authority or appointment of any of the legitimate officers of
> The applicant has been sent a certified letter advising that the
> automatic grant has been set aside. A true copy of the letter is now
> available on the F.C.C. ULS system for anyone who wishes to review it.
> We are expecting to hear further from the Commission on what action(s),
> if any, it will take with regard to the applicant and the co-signer.
> Similar case determinations in the past two years, however, have
> resulted in the applicants licenses being revoked.
> The bottom line: F.C.C. relies upon the honesty of applicants and does
> not hesitate to take action when there are questions regarding whether
> or not statements made on an application are truthful.
> We appreciate the Commission's swift action in this matter as well as
> the personal attention afforded us by Mr. Hollingsworth and Mr. Fishel.
> Jim Duncan, KU0G
> Kansas City APRS Working Group
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Some people's minds are so open, their brains fall out.
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