[amsat-bb] Re: [Bod] Experimental COMMERCIAL spacecraft on 2meters
vk3jed at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 20:47:49 PDT 2012
At 11:21 AM 10/4/2012, Arthur Feller wrote:
>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 persuasive.
Well, it would seem to go against the definition of the Amateur and
Amateur Satellite Service.
From the FCC website (after 10 seconds of Googling :) )
"Amateur Radio Service
The amateur and amateur-satellite services are for qualified persons
of any age who are interested in radio technique solely with a
personal aim and without pecuniary interest. These services present
an opportunity for self-training, intercommunication, and technical
investigations. You can read more about amateur radio services
including information about the Sequential Call Sign System, vanity
call signs, communications, and more."
How does a commercial satellite fall under the "without pecuniary
73 de VK3JED / VK3IRL
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