[amsat-bb] Re: "Mobile" Operation

David - KG4ZLB kg4zlb at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 17 10:19:18 PDT 2009


For my own purposes if I operate in my vehicle I sign "/m", if I am 
outside with an Arrow and my h/t, I sign "/p" - that's the way I was 
taught many years ago, there is no ambiguity and I don't think you can 
go too far wrong with that!




Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> Here's the relevent bits from the UK (and hence CEPT) license.
> As the FCC doesn't define mobile then it's up to you what you do on 
> their teritory.
> Location
> --------
> 1(10) "Station" means the station of the Licensee at the Main Station 
> Address, a Temporary Location or while Mobile or Maritime Mobile, as 
> the case may be.
> 1(11) Subject to clause 11, the Licensee shall operate the Station only:
>     (a) at the Main Station Address ("Main Station Address" means the 
> main station address of the Licensee set forth in the Validation 
> Document);
>     (b) at a Temporary Location ("Temporary Location" means a 
> location, other than the Main Station Address,  and in a fixed position);
>     (c) while Mobile ("Mobile" means located in any vehicle, as a 
> pedestrian or on any Vessel in Inland Waters); or
>     (d) while Maritime Mobile ("Maritime Mobile" means located on any 
> Vessel At Sea).
> Identification
> --------------
> 7(3) At a Temporary Location, the Licensee shall:
>     (a) use the suffix "/P" with his call sign and give the location 
> of the Station every 30 minutes to an accuracy of at least 5km by a 
> generally used identifier.
> 7(4) When Mobile, the Licensee shall use the suffix "/M" and when 
> Maritime Mobile, the suffix "/MM".
> David - KG4ZLB wrote:

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