Lee Buller wrote:
> Did anyone note in the new QST in the Board Minutes about the proposed
> changes to band allocation along with re-jiggering the Novice and Tech Plus
> The motion LOST, but it was an interesting idea. What would be the impact
> on contesting of Novices and Tech Pluses were given SSB rights on 80, 40 and
> 15 meters.
The one that DID pass that may impact contesting is the
resolution to petition the FCC to make violating the
established band plans a violation of FCC rules
(part 97.something: "good amateur practice". This is
also the subject of this month's editorial). What I'm
envisioning is a contester calling CQ on 14233 and
getting a notice of rules violation from the FCC.
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