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[aprssig] SKY1 - callsign? Wayne County, Ohio.

Brian Webster bwebster at wirelessmapping.com
Tue Aug 10 22:37:56 UTC 2010


That's like saying it's not ok to operate on amateur radio because non hams
could listen and monitor your transmissions on a receiver. Given your
example if a ham radio operator were talking to another ham and telling them
where they were located and someone else monitored the transmission who is
not a ham it would then be illegal.



Brian N2KGC

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
Of Bill V WA7NWP
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 6:23 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] SKY1 - callsign? Wayne County, Ohio.

> wonder if there is a major problem developing out there, in which somebody
> has discovered that all they have to do is buy some radio gear and put it
on
> 144.39 so all the friends and family can track their travels.

So it's OK to use Amateur Radio to broadcast information to
non-licensed friends and family?

Yes I know it isn't exactly what's being done but in other ways of
looking at it - it is.    Something to think about no?

Bill

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