[amsat-bb] Re: This Is a HOBBY people
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Mon Oct 24 04:05:22 PDT 2011
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Deane" <summit496 at live.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 10:33 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] This Is a HOBBY people
> As much as I enjoy the banter, animosity and sometimes really brilliant
> posts, I want to remind everyone that this is a HOBBY!
> Amateur Radio.
> Shut up and have fun, some of you take this WAY TO SERIOUSLY.
Hi Kevin, KF7MYK
The official Definitios given by IARU ( the International Amateur Radio
Union) for the Amateur Service and the Amateur-Satellite Service are the
3.34 Amateur Service:
A radiocommunication service for the purpose of self-training ,
intercommunication and technical investigations carried out by
amateurs, that is,by duly authorized persons interested in radio
technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary
3.35 Amateur Satellite Service:
A radiocommunication service using space stations on earth
satellites for the same purposes as those of the amateur service.
As you can realize the Amateur Service and the Amateur Satellite
Service are not defined as an "HOBBY" but as a "SERVICE" for
self-training , intercommunication and technical investigations
activity and this is why we receive the permission to use the radio
frequency spectrum at no cost because the technical knowledge
that one of us get with the Amateur Service is a profit at zero cost
for the Community.
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