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Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL Phone - 40 m lack of bandplan compliance

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL Phone - 40 m lack of bandplan compliance
From: Tom Frenaye <frenaye@direcway.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 15:03:15 -0500
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At 01:38 PM 3/9/2004, Bill Tippett/W4ZV wrote:
>        I suspect most licensing authorities will continue to suggest
>segmenting by signal bandwidth as the FCC currently does.  CW, PSK, FSK,
>etc all being <1 kHz and AM, SSB, SSTV, FM, etc all being >1 kHz.  

Bill isn't often wrong, but the FCC regulates ham radio by mode, not by 
And most licensing authorities are moving to regulation by bandwidth, not mode.

We now have wideband digital modes in the "narrowband" portions of the HF 
bands.  Examples are:
    Pactor-3 --> 
    Q15X25 --> http://home.att.net/~ronchap/q15x25modes/q15x25.htm

               -- Tom

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