[amsat-bb] Re: New Satellite Downlink?

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sun Aug 29 09:35:38 PDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 19:31 +0000, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> Dear Gordon.
> Please get a copy of the Wireless Telegraphy Act from the library and read it.
> You are only allowed to listen to authorised broadcast stations, Amateur Radio stations and transmissions in the 
> Standard Frequency and Time Service (or an exempt service such as CB or a baby monitor for example) unless you have been 
> seperately authorised to do otherwise.
> If the US Navy authorises you to listen to their satellite, you're OK, otherwise you're in breach of the act.

And isn't the idea that we are authorised to experiment with these
satellites, now that the US Navy is no longer using them?

Gordon MM0YEQ

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