[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 7, Issue 329
ka3hsw at att.net
Thu Oct 4 11:00:31 PDT 2012
Concerned amateurs should email elb at fcc.gov with your objections to the issuance
of an experimental license in the amateur service for a commercial satellite
which would appear to violate 97.3(a)(4), and requesting that the Commission
deny the STA to extend said license.
I just did...
----- Original Message ----
> From: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> To: nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Sent: Thu, October 4, 2012 9:44:47 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 7, Issue 329
> There is a pending STA request to extend the original experimental license.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: "nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF" <nigel at ngunn.net>
> >Sent: Oct 4, 2012 8:33 AM
> >To: amsat-bb at amsat.org, amsat-bb-request at amsat.org
> >Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 7, Issue 329
> >The stated callsign, WF9XKA, was a 6 month experimental, now expired.
> >It no longer appears to exist in the FCC database.
> >On October 4, 2012 at 6:15 AM amsat-bb-request at amsat.org 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.
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