[amsat-bb] Re: Terrestrial QRM to FM satellites

Stephan Andre' andres at msu.edu
Thu Sep 20 15:07:39 PDT 2007

On Thursday 20 September 2007 18:02:43 Tony Langdon wrote:
> At 05:57 AM 9/21/2007, John Marranca, Jr wrote:
> >happening during the Mode K Russian sat days.  Quite honestly, I think
> > it's rude and selfish that any person would not follow a gentleman's
> > agreement
> Sometimes it's simple ignorance, and a bit of education can go a long
> way when this happens (and you might get a new satellite operator if
> you do it right :) ).
> >bandplan.  (Reminds me of a local guy about 15 years ago that would talk
> > to his buddies on 144.000 FM.)
> Well that one is not only ignorant, it's illegal, as half of his
> signal is outside the band...

And that 144.0 - 144.1 is cw only in the USA.  I'd bet that this person didn't
understand both the technical and social aspects of the rules and bandplans.

--STeve Andre'

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