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Radio Amateurs Not Affected by Narrowbanding Requirements

Discussion in 'ARRL Updates' started by ARRL, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. ARRL

    ARRL Well-Known Member

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    The FCC released a Public Notice on January 6, reminding land mobile licensees, frequency coordinators and equipment manufacturers that they have less than one year to transition to narrowband operations in the 150-174 and 421-512 MHz bands. While the latter frequency range includes amateur service allocations, radio amateurs are not affected by the narrowbanding requirement. Land mobile operat...





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  2. KingCobra_CDX882

    KingCobra_CDX882 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Why would Ham ops be required to use newer requirements..

    Reasoning to do for all the other services is for them to get more channels..
    Given ham frequency allocations remain un changed there is no advantage for gov/fcc to require it
     
  3. hookedon6

    hookedon6 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    most of the people crying and trying to demand the narrowbanding of the 2 meter repeaters, are the same folks that can't get a co-ordinated split for their "wacker" repeaters.

    the SAME type people that ARE attempting to use the 2 meter SIMPLEX freqs for repeater ops,..... and then whining about being "interfered" with!



    e'ff 'em:oops:
     
  4. Lefty

    Lefty W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    The vast majority of 2M repeaters (along with 1.2M, and 70cm) are under utilized as it is.
    In my zip code, there are over 100 licensed Hams and MAYBE <1% have every banged a repeater much less use them.
     
  5. office888

    office888 Active Member

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    Meanwhile, someone is tuning up a TNT transmitter on 40m somewhere...
     
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  6. hookedon6

    hookedon6 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    actually,..... he's tuning on 10 meters,.................. but ya can still hear it on 40
     
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  7. Lefty

    Lefty W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Must be a Siltronix. :w00t:
     
  8. office888

    office888 Active Member

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    His aggressive key action is vibrating the tuning coil and causing spurious emissions.

    :D
     

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