[amsat-bb] Re: Way-OT: Re: Full Duplex HT's (Howard Kowall) (Ben Jackson)

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Wed Jun 10 13:49:22 PDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 11:23 -0700, Clint Bradford wrote:
> The original post described a commercial HT ... operating WAY OUT of  
> the 2M and 440 amateur bands. For marketing and sales within the  
> United States, FCC certification is required.
> Do people purchase non-FCC-certified commercial rigs and use them on  
> the amateur bands? Yes.
> Is it legal to do so? No.

It might be illegal in the US, but it's not illegal in the UK.  Over
here, you are responsible for operating your equipment in-band, no-one
else.  Certainly not the manufacturer.


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