[amsat-bb] Re: OT: Universal Text Messaging and Pagers (WAS Re: Re:dream)

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 16:58:18 PDT 2009

At 04:05 AM 7/8/2009, kd8bxp at aol.com wrote:

>So let's say I know your personal capcode - I send to you making a 
>call up now "KF8II de KD8BXP pls call on 40meter 7.100 at 2200z"
>I think that would be 100% legal. So it is all about content and not 
>about the techonolgy of it being a oneway device

I'd agree with this logic.  It is establishing a QSO, albeit on a 
different frequency.  Similarly, a pager could be used to send signal 
reports, when there's only a 1 way path.  For example, I can hear 
someone on HF, but they can't hear me, I could send a page saying "UR 
5x1, can't reply, amp no go" .  Now this is becoming a real time, 
cross band, cross mode QSO, and those ARE legal. :)

73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL

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