Topband: strange propagation

Herbert Schoenbohm herbs at
Fri Jan 15 03:14:36 EST 2016

Yes indeed since the transmission originated in the US  and a foreign 
operating sending his call must use the proper ID such as W4/IK9XXX

Herb, KV4FZ

On 1/15/2016 12:35 AM, Ed Sawyer wrote:
> In the case discussed of a station remoting in and not properly identifying
> (ie an Italian station remoting a USA station but continuing to use the
> Italian callsign), it seems to me that the FCC would consider the station
> owner the control operator and therefore responsible for the proper IDing of
> transmissions made from their station.
> I would think a few fines issued by the FCC to the remote station holder,
> would shut these games down in a hurry.  I wonder if the RHR station owners
> that are being leased out by individuals realize their liability in these
> circumstances.  I think some people will be shocked with a certified letter
> at some point and the game will quickly change.
> Ed  N1UR
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