[amsat-bb] Re: Third Party questionnaire

Luc Leblanc VE2DWE lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Tue Oct 17 18:15:49 PDT 2006

On 17 Oct 2006 at 15:59, Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[B wrote:

> 1. Does your country permit third party traffic between stations within
> your country?
> 2. Does your country permit third party traffic between your station and
> a station outside your country?
> 2a. If so, which ones?
> 3. Does your country have a link to the regulation regarding third party
> traffic (please provide)?

In Canada Why making simple things over complicated?

6. Communications on behalf of Third Parties

International third-party communication in case of emergencies or disaster relief is expressly 
permitted unless specifically prohibited by a foreign administration.

Any foreign administration may permit its amateur stations to communicate on behalf of third 
parties without having to enter into any special arrangements with Canada.

Canada does not prohibit international communications on behalf of third parties.

We have to assume the other station operator conducting a third parties QSO is fully aware of 
his/her country restrictions regarding third parties traffic.

Just to pointed out this peculiar rules section:

3. Frequency Bands and Qualifications
An operator of an amateur station may operate within the frequency bands set out in the attached
Schedules I, II and III in accordance with the operator´s qualifications identified for the 
specified band.  

And the schedules only mentioned 
Frequency Band Maximum bandwidth
Operating provisions
Operator qualifications

There is no sub band allocation or mode/modulation restriction. It's a free for all but our 
national and provincial associations ask we respect the old modulation sub bands allocation...But 
it is only suggested to avoid interfering with our next neighbours and other DX country.

Can i pointed out how silly theses call sign struggle on ISS can appears down here...but we respect 
the right to be silly even in space... Ridicule is even present in space.

Why not choosing a neutral international space station call sign as ISS-1 easy, simple and mature 
amateur operator will have to set aside their "nationalism"... But the hard part to find is 

I don't know if they will have to use different toilet paper brand depending in which module they 
will read their news papers... as we all know money have no odours!

The medium is the message...The content is the audience...;)

Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
WAC basic,CW,Phone,Satellite
Skype VE2DWE

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