[amsat-bb] I: QRM to AO-51 from Spain read on

Francesco Grappi f.grappi at tin.it
Fri Feb 2 12:42:31 PST 2007

Hi Ib,

Thank you for your comments about this matter,
I agree completely with you.
I hope that our spanish radioamateurs friends can do
something about

My all the best
and 73"
Francesco IW4DVZ

> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org]Per
> conto di OZ1MY
> Inviato: giovedi 1 febbraio 2007 22.28
> Oggetto: [amsat-bb] QRM to AO-51 from Spain read on
> Hi all AO-51 users in Spain,
> During the last couple of month one of the largest sources of QRM
> on AO-51 are unlicensed operators in Spain as far as I can tell.
> Now it is possible to hear them since the PL tone is not needed.
> I know it is not easy to get rid of them - but I would like you
> to identify the "intruders" and report them to your FCC.
> You are many active users of the AO-51 FM repeater in Spain.
> Therefor it should be possible to find them and do something
> about it.
> If you do not want to report it to your FCC yourself, you can send your
> reports to me with city name, time and company names or other
> information to identify the intruders.
> The 2 metre band is primary for radio amateur use - that should
> make it possible to do something about the misuse.
> I feel that it is a great shame that AO-51 can not be used by
> low power stations because of these unlicensed operators.
> Some of you have been active in removing problems coursed
> by radio amateurs before.
> Yes - I know there are problems with stations in the Golf Area
> and from telephone networks in the Northern Russia both to
> AO-51 and to AO-27. Let us hope someone will look into
> that.
> Excuse my English but it is not my native language as well.
> Please no flames
> 73 OZ1MY
> Ib
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