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

Edward Cole kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Wed Jun 10 23:05:14 PDT 2009

At 10:20 AM 6/10/2009, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
>If equipment needed an FCC number then you wouldn't be allowed to 
>use home brew gear without it being tested by the FCC.
>Ben Jackson wrote:
> > "Devices used in the Amateur Radio Service do not require authorization
> > prior to being imported into the United States, but devices for other
> > services, including the CB service, require Commission approval."
> >
> > Thus, provided the importer only uses it under Part 97, it's kosher. I
> > just can't, say, use it under a GMRS license or something.
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I think you will find that manufactured ham transmitters and 
receivers are submitted for FGCC approval.  Home built is not per 
regulations.  How often you see a new piece fo equipment advertised 
not that waiting for FCC approval to be marketed.  What regulations 
are for imported equipment to the US?

73, Ed - KL7UW 

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