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[aprssig] Radio Pirates - Question.

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 14 21:49:20 UTC 2012


 
  I would ask; how were they presented by the vendor?  What did the vendor say or claim?  Were they talked about in a cavelier way so as to, perhaps, help people think they were "better" that FRS?  Or as ways to listen in to xxx and yyy?  Stuff like that.
 
  I would have tried to get the store/person's name just to be able to follow up in some way -perhaps with Laura, depending on how things shake out.  Even an alert to the ARRL .  They are *very* interested in the Wouxun UV-3R radios that fail, by far, the Part 90 certification they were granted by the FCC..
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--- On Sat, 1/14/12, Rich Mulvey <aprs at mulveyfamily.com> wrote:


From: Rich Mulvey <aprs at mulveyfamily.com>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Radio Pirates
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 3:05 PM


The problem is that random people, most of whom probably think that the radios they're buying are akin to toy store walkie-talkies, buy them and start randomly stomping all over the spectrum.  


It's legal for them to be sold ( and I think it should be ), but they end up causing all sorts of grief to licensed users.



On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Joshua Shriver <jshriver at gmail.com> wrote:

Curious but what is exactly wrong with this? Anyone (non-hams) can buy
a ham radio. It's just illegal to broadcast without a license.

-Josh

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