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[aprssig] No More Mobile APRS In California

Dave Baxter Dave at emv.co.uk
Mon Sep 29 15:09:24 UTC 2008

That's a link to UK legislation, not US California rules n regs!

Dave G0WBX. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Cunningham [mailto:andycwb at gmail.com] 
> Sent: 29 September 2008 10:33
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] No More Mobile APRS In California
> Dave
> > Any links to the actual wording of the legislation Andy? 
> I'm aware of 
> > the exemption for two way radio, but I've never seen the actual 
> > wording and wasn't aware of the frequency limitations.
> > The DfT guideline documents I found on their website are the usual 
> > nonsense, presuming that a mobile telephone is not a two way radio, 
> > and are useful only to indicate where useful cuts in civil service 
> > staffing could be made. :-)
> >   
> http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2003/20032695.htm
> Briefly, it status that you can't use a "hand held mobile 
> telephone or a hand held device of a kind specified... [as] a 
> device other than a two way radio which .. transmits and 
> receives data", and gone on to specify a two way radio as a 
> device operating on a ferequency other than the mobile phone bands.
> Andy
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