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FCC will take away another ham band in 2021

Discussion in 'FCC Activity' started by big_sho9, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    I have to say you are correct, the spectrum is too valuable to the FCC and we don't use it hard enough to lay claim to it.
    They make billions of $$ off of selling the air waves and there is little we can do to stop it.
    Big money talks and hams walk
    Ham radio is not a valuable service to the FCC anymore, we are just a bunch of old guys yacking on radio.
    We figured that out when Cal Fire said they would no longer support ham radio out here as it is not needed anymore.
    Highest bid wins.



    73
    Jeff
     
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  2. big_sho9

    big_sho9 Guest

    give them an inch, and they will take 10 miles
     
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  3. sunbulls

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    The Cal Fire debate isn’t about taking away any frequency spectrum. Rather it’s about whether Ham radio repeaters should be paying rental fees that are being placed within Cal Fires shacks (vaults). It seems that this has been blown out of proportion by several parties with their own agendas. I agree with Zeliff with his statement on this issue. “We use Ham radio all the time out here in Shingletown whether it is a snowstorm, car accident, criminal activity, fire or an earthquake.” “I sleep well at night because I have Ham radios in my home and we use them.” Ham’s will have their repeaters, regardless if they’re being granted space in some commercial vault or some club owns them.
     
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  4. Beetle

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    If I had to get rid of all the stuff I don't use, my house would implode from the resulting vacuum. Except for the vacuum; I do use it.
     
  5. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    I hear that. I would end up with a nearly empty shack, an empty basement and the entire upstairs in my shop. It's the glue that holds this place together. LOL
     
  6. TM86

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    Glue? Not solder?
     
  7. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    You can't solder shit. :ROFLMAO::LOL:
     
  8. Rwb

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    Yes fcc is slowly chipping away at our bands.
    As for left wing,right wing ,all you need to remember left wing n right wing are both parts of same corrupt bird
     
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  9. Bow

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    Pretty soon, everyone will be pirates
     
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  10. Rwb

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    eye matey
     
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