[RFI] Weather Station on 433.92?
n2scj at msn.com
Sun Feb 4 17:16:13 EST 2007
I'm fairly certain they are legal. Low power is one of the reasons. I
forget the details.
From: rfi-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com] On
Behalf Of David Garnier
Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2007 12:47 PM
To: rfi at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [RFI] Weather Station on 433.92?
I believe these units full under the ISM frequency band classification,
but I could be wrong.
But the larger issue is these guys are sharing ham frequencies:
Dave Garnier - wb9own
> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 20:56:02 -0500
> From: Roger D Johnson <n1rj at adelphia.net>
> Subject: Re: [RFI] Weather Station on 433.92?
> To: rfi at contesting.com
> Message-ID: <45C53D32.6000104 at adelphia.net>
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> digital-conjurers at adelphia.net wrote:
>> Maybe some can enlighten me on this one:
>> Just set up a LaCrosse/Discovery Store weather Station (Model FX 5000)
>> has a remote temp/humidity sensor that uses a signal on 433.92 Mhz to
>> info to the base station.
>> Is there something in part 97 that I'm missing that allows this sort of
>> operation of a consumer device inside our ham bands? [According to the
>> national "suggested band plan", this falls right into the
>> "Auxiliary/Repeater Links" section.]
> It's not under Part 97 which are the rules governing amateur radio. It's
> under the part 15 rules section
> 73, Roger
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