FCC Interference Handbooks Incl. 800#

Bill Hider n3rr at erols.com
Tue Nov 12 04:12:02 EST 1996

> Several of you have asked me for the address and URL of the FCC
> handbooks that I refered to in my recent contest posting so I thought
> I'd send it out to the reflector and to the Eastcoast Megacluster.
> One caution:  While the documents I reference here are available via the
> FCC WWW Page, requesting the documents directly from the FCC (they're
> free) will give you much higher quality, professional looking documents
> which you can give to your neighbors.  Downloaded documents (even if
> printed on a color printer) are not as impressive-looking, and that is
> what you need if you are going to convince your neighbors that TVI/RFI
> problems are the problem of the consumer.
> So, with that in mind, here is the information:
> The FCC Interference Handbook, which concerns interference to home
> electronic equipment, is called: CIB Bulletin CIB-2, May 1995.
> (CIB stands for: Compliance & Information Branch)
> The Bulletin CIB-10, August 1995, concerns radio interference to
> telephones.
> To request copies of these documents directly from the FCC, send your
> request directly to the FCC at:


> Federal Communications Commission
> 2802 52nd Avenue
> Hyattsville, Maryland 20781
> Indicate the Bulletin number, date and quantity desired
> These Bulletins are available for download at the following URLs:
> http://www.fcc.gov/cib/Publications/tvibook.html
> and
> http://www.fcc.gov/cib/Publications/phone.html
> Good luck !!
> 73!
> Bill, N3RR

P.S.  I used the 800 # and received 12 copies of each pub. in two days!

Bill, N3RR

>From n5kkg at merlin.ebicom.net (Frank Barrett)  Tue Nov 12 04:33:36 1996
From: n5kkg at merlin.ebicom.net (Frank Barrett) (Frank Barrett)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 22:33:36 -0600
Subject: Question
Message-ID: <199611120433.WAA09310 at Merlin.EbiCom.net>

Thank you for reading this note.

Where is the best place on the internet to list my ham equipment
I want to sell??  

Thanks for the help

73 de frank
Frank Barrett,N5KKG		Laurel, MS
email: n5kkg at merlin.ebicom.net	home page: http://www2.ebicom.net/~n5kkg/
  Laurel Amateur Radio Club's Home Page: http://www2.ebicom.net/~kb5rql

>From kg5u at hal-pc.org (Dale Martin)  Tue Nov 12 04:35:46 1996
From: kg5u at hal-pc.org (Dale Martin) (Dale Martin)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 22:35:46 -0600
Subject: OO Card Received....back in 1990
Message-ID: <01BBD020.B136A560 at pm9-166.hal-pc.org>

I have been reading the mail on the OO thread and the
comments made about the ARRL Official Observers.  
Very interesting.  

Now that OO traffic has slowed down a bit, I thought 
I would toss this in to show another OO action.

Back in January 1990 I received an OO card.  At first I 
thought the worst.  After reading it, it made my day,
month, year, whatever... 

It was a "Good Guy Report."

Here's what it said: 

"Good Guy Report

Radio: KG5U, your call was heard calling/working
CONTEST at 2040 UTC. Date: 1-20-90. Frequency: 
28,320.00 kHz. Mode: USB. Your RST: 5/9+

We thought you would like to know....

That this Official Observer has noted yur EXCELLENT
radio signal quality/operating procedure as a fine
example for all radio amateurs.

Remarks: (here the OO had affixed a prepared label
with the following boxes checked)

X Excellent Audio Quality and Tone
X Frequency Stability Above Average

(unchecked boxes were: 
Transmitted Waveform Above Average
Assisting Inexperienced Operators
Providing Public Service
Very Courteous Operator Skills)

This observation by the undersigned ARRL Official 
Observer is a function of the Amateur Auxiliary to 
the FCC's Field Operations Bureau.  This Observer 
thanks you for your excellent example of good 
amateur practice for others in the Amateur Radio 
Service.  Keep up the good work.

Signature: (can't make out the sig); Call: WJ7X/5"

Needless to say, I have kept the card and one of these
days I am going to frame the thing.  Its almost better 
than any contest certificate!

According to my logs, the contest was the Texas QSO 
Party.  And the radio at the time was a TS-930S and
Shure boom-mike/headset.


Dale Martin, KG5U
kg5u at hal-pc.org

>From neader at centuryinter.net (Scott Neader)  Tue Nov 12 04:53:29 1996
From: neader at centuryinter.net (Scott Neader) (Scott Neader)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 22:53:29 -0600
Subject: Places to sell equipment on Intenet
Message-ID: <v02140b0caeadb21a49ea@[]>

Frank Barrett, N5KKG writes:
>Where is the best place on the internet to list my ham equipment
>I want to sell??

Glad you asked!  I put the finishing touches on a new FREE ham radio
on-line classified service that I think you'll really like.  You can find
it at:


It's already very popular and I've received quite a few comments on the
friendly interface.

KM9P's Contesting On-Line also has a nifty ham ad section at

73 - Scott KA9FOX

INTERNET SOLUTIONS - Affordable web page design and storage
Scott Neader (608)788-1234 / FAX (608)787-0100 / neader at QTH.com
Internet Solutions web: http://QTH.com/is   Ham web: http://QTH.com

>From k3est at netcom.com (bob cox)  Tue Nov 12 04:54:14 1996
From: k3est at netcom.com (bob cox) (bob cox)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 20:54:14 -0800 (PST)
Subject: CQWW email logs
Message-ID: <Pine.3.89.9611112030.A24947-0100000 at netcom21>

Dear Fellow Contesters, 
The CQWW committee has recently made arrangements with JZAP.COM to 
receive Internet e-mail logs.  If you haven't yet sent your 1996
SSB log via mail, consider sending it instead via e-mail. 
REQUIRED CONTENT.  Two files should be included in your message: 
1.  A plain-text ASCII summary sheet MUST be included. 
2.  Your log should be included in one of two ways:  An           
    encoded binary file is preferred, but plain-text ASCII is also 
    Acceptable binary formats include: 
-- If you used CT, we want yourcall.BIN 
-- If you used NA, we want yourcall.QDF 
-- We can read OH2BQS files. 
-- Data-base files differ greatly.  Some we can process, 
   some we cannot.  Try sending yourcall.DBF 

    Acceptable ASCII formats include: 
-- If you used TR, we want yourcall.DAT 
-- If you used CT, we will accept yourcall.ALL 
-- Other fixed-column ASCII formats are acceptable. 

    When in doubt about what we want, just send the ASCII summary 
    sheet PLUS whatever you have always submitted on disk before. 
If you send a binary file, it will have to be encoded for
transmission via e-mail.  All popular encoding schemes are
acceptable, including UUencode, Base64, and BinHex.  Many mail
programs will automatically encode a binary file using one of these
schemes if you "attach" the file to your message. 

If you must send the files in separate messages, be sure to put the
MODE and the station CALLSIGN in the Subject: line of each message.

When you send your log it should automatically be acknowledged by
the server.  If we eventually have trouble with reading your file,
we may ask you to send a disk. 
The purpose of delaying the Internet submission of logs until now
was work load and ability to check logs.  We did NOT want to
increase the work at all.  We now are to the point where we think
that nothing will be compromised in the log-checking procedure by
accepting Internet logs. 

We know that there will be unexpected problems, but we have to get
our feet wet sometime. 

A reminder for the SUMMARY sheet: 
1. Do not forget to list ops if mult-op. 
2. If you want your log to count for a club, please do not forget 
   to list your club. 
3. If you have some QRM that you wish to pass along, please do so. 
4. USA stations:  Do not forget to list your call as / if in      
   another call area than indicated by your call.  Example:       
5. USA stations: Please indicate your ZONE on coversheet universal
   exchange. Example:(for K3EST/6) All reports are 59(9)03 unless 
   otherwise indicated.

We hope this makes life easier, especially for non-W's. 

Submit CQWW SSB logs to <ssb at cqww.com> 
Submit CQWW CW logs to <cw at cqww.com> 
Bob, K3EST 
CQWW Director 

>From oolon at eskimo.com (Jack Fleming)  Tue Nov 12 04:46:15 1996
From: oolon at eskimo.com (Jack Fleming) (Jack Fleming)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 20:46:15 -0800 (PST)
Subject: HS0AC in CQWW CW
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961111203540.27542B-100000 at eskimo.com>

I just spoke to Sam, HS0/SM3DYU, and we (along with several others
including LA7JO) will be mounting a multi-single effort with the callsign
HS0AC during the cw weekend of CQWW.  They have received special
permission to operate on 80 and 160 meters and we will be working on
receiving antennas for those bands during the week prior to the contest.
Listen for us on the low bands!

I'll be operating prior to the contest (and possibly after) as HS0/WA0RJY 
- an excellent cw call......

That's the latest.  See you from Thailand!

  73 Jack

Jack Fleming, WA0RJY ex-CN2JF ex-CT1/WA0RJY   oolon at eskimo.com
Seattle, WA   http://www.eskimo.com/~oolon/   DON'T PANIC! 

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