[amsat-bb] Re: [Bod] Experimental COMMERCIAL spacecraft on 2meters
wageners at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 20:06:05 PDT 2012
Point well made. Now out of curiosity, did the IARU raise concerns about
this specific request?
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 8:21 PM, Arthur Feller <afeller at ieee.org> wrote:
> The role of the IARU frequency coordination process seems to be
> The IARU Administrative Council tells the Satellite Advisor and his Panel
> to recommend frequencies for everyone who comes with a request in order to
> keep some order in the band.
> The Satellite Advisor and Panel have no authority at all, particularly to
> decide which projects qualify for the amateur-satellite service and which
> do not, though we often raise our concern in coordination letters.
> All authority rests with national administrations; not with IARU and not
> with ITU.
> If you do not like what you see, let the authorizing administration (FCC)
> know and why, in detail, citing rules and regulations in a way to be
> I hope this helps.
> 73, art…..
> W4ART Arlington VA
> On 3-Oct-2012, at 08:58 PM, Gus 8P6SM <8p6sm at anjo.com> wrote:
> > On 10/03/2012 08:52 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> >> http://www.amsatuk.me.uk/iaru/finished_detail.php?serialnum=220
> >> And evidently coordinated by IARU!
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >> On Oct 3, 2012, at 8:47 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner<
> glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote:
> >>> Am I reading this right? A commercial s/c operating on 145.825????
> This is the camels nose under the tent, using our own packet network for
> automated telemetry?
> >>> I can understand the uni cubesats on UHF, butthis is OUR primary
> allocation. We really need to protest this vehemently if they were approved.
> >>> 73, Drew KO4MA
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>> _______________________________________________
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> >>> http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/bod
> > Seems like we're all about to receive an education!
> > --
> > 73, de Gus 8P6SM
> > The Easternmost Isle
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