well let us know if he responds because it's likely he's not a member of this
reflector and won't be able to reply to the group directly.
> The problem with the article is: here we go again . . .
> The author acts like Hams (a bunch of weird geeks with a strange hobby who
> screw up your TV set and have ugly antennas on their homes and cars) ) are the
> only ones affected, and, by the way, FEMA is concerned. I am sending a copy
> this to the author so he can comment, but I suspect he just doesn't know what
> he doesn't know.
> Take a look at a frequency allocation chart like the one here:
> We are only a small subset of spectrum users. Every single hertz is
> occupied. How come the author doesn't interview or mention the other users?
> Even the
> ARRL is a bit guilty of this. Instead of emphasizing the disaster this is
> for all radio users, they spin the dial in the middle of 20 meters where the
> background conversation could hardly be described as "important" and, to
> who is not used to hearing SSB, the conversation is unintelligible anyway.
> Why not spin the dial on top of the BBC, or HF ground-to-air, or navigation
> beacons (who wants to be lost in an airplane?) or maritime mobile, or police,
> and rescue, or any of the other users of the HF spectrum?
> If this boils down to hams vs. BPL, we lose big. All discussion of BPL has
> got to be in a much broader context than ham radio. I can only assume the
> other services are not howling bloody murder because they do not understand
> is coming.
> Radio k4ia
> Craig "Buck"
> Fredericksburg, Virginia USA
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