[hfsig] The final nail in the coffin of Morse ?

Walt DuBose dubose at texas.net
Wed Jul 27 21:03:20 CDT 2005


Its high time you found out how your ARRL Division director voted on the ARRL 
bandwidth proposal...if they voted for 3.5 KHz, it might be time to think about 
replacing the director with one that is more forward thinking...or as you see 


W6AFK wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jul 2005 20:39:09 +0100 (BST), Trevor AKA wrote:
> The key thing is that the Amateurs in each country seek to get the most
> flexible terms possible from their local regulator.
> The UK is fortunate in having no bandwidth restrictions on HF, we could in
> theory run 100 kHz B/W if we wanted to.... (snipped) 
> [W6AFK] IMHO, our FCC (or Canada's IC) should limit themselves to set some 
> basic guidelines then let the ham bands be an area for experimentation.
> There should be no FCC sanctioned bandwidth or (published) mode 
> limitations. However, we as hams should set our own practical limits for 
> this shared resource.
> I have been a ham since 1970 and it is really frustrating to always hear 
> the moaning and groaning of "time-frozen hams" who blast any new mode and 
> throw out the "not on my turf" battle cry. As far as I  recall, 
> "Experimentation" is still an important part of ham radio's existence and 
> the FCC should not inhibit this by imposing artificial limits just because 
> one lobbyist is stronger than the other.
> Just one opinion amongst many others ;-)
> Bruno, W6AFK/VE2EQ
> Oceanside California
> Grid: DM13ie  
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