[amsat-bb] Re: Fwd: 420 MHz in Jeopardy!
ronoverdrive at tehfurry.com
Mon Feb 21 15:52:19 PST 2011
I'm not sure how worried people are over 420 - 430 since there's parts of
the US you can't operate in those 10 megs. Down there from what I
understand, though I could be wrong, is amateur TV. The important thing is
we don't lose the 430 - 440 segment because that's where a lot of activity,
satellite links included, happens on 70cm. Taking away 450 - 470mhz would
also essentially kill both the FRS and GMRS bands as well which, while not
always hams, is regularly used by thousands of people.
~73, AC2RF Ron
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:32 PM, Nigel A. Gunn <nigel at ngunn.net> wrote:
> Most of the world doesn't have 420-430 and the rest of the band is only
> secondary in Europe.
> Guess you and your buddies need to start using the lower 10 megs if you
> don't want to loose it.
> Most of us survived happily with only the 430-440 bit.
> On 21-Feb-11 23:22, Patrick Green wrote:
> > Auctioning off spectrum that includes the important 435-438 Satellite
> > segment? Let alone that 430-440 is a ham band almost everywhere in
> > the world.
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