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[aprssig] OT: FRS & Type Acceptance WAS: Clubs, FRS ...teams

Mark Earle wa2mct at mearle.com
Sun Sep 4 01:45:37 UTC 2011


Is there a moderator? This has little to do with APRS. Enough, or find 
an FRS accessories group, or a "I am an FCC wannabee lawyer", or 
whatever. Elsewhere. Please. Thankyou.

On 9/3/2011 8:42 PM, Steve Noskowicz wrote:
> --- On Sat, 9/3/11, aprssig at k7ftp.net<aprssig at k7ftp.net>  wrote:
>
>>    Most of the FRS radio manufacturers
>> also offer headphone/earphone and speaker/mic units for
>> their radios and have jacks for these accessories - usually
>> to the Icom-type or Kenwood standards, Garmin has their own
>> for the Rino radios.
>>
>> Therefore, they must all be breaking the rules if your
>> interpretation is to be accepted.
>
> I realize the post was long, but I quoted the full section earlier in the same post that explains that accessories must be certified with the FRS unit.  Since Alex referred to that section, I was addressing Alex's conclusion (regarding Bob's uncertified accessory), quoted directly above it, in order to emphasize the pertinent parts of that section .194.
>
> .
>
> 73, Steve, K9DCI
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steve Noskowicz
>> I believe the FCC would simply point to 95.194: "You may
>> not attach any ...other apparatus to an FRS unit.... There
>> are no exceptions to this rule ..."
>>
>> Pretty clear, having read and siscussed similar topics
>> before with the FCC or via one of the TCBs.
>>
>> 73, Steve, K9DCI
>>
>>
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