[amsat-bb] Re: Lightsquared Analogy

Robert McGwier rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 16:30:05 PST 2012

In this case that would be wrong.  The headphone manufacturers complained
that good foam costs too much and were allowed to get away with tissue
paper and now everyone pays for allowing lobbyists and lawyers run the FCC
and ignore good design principles
On Feb 29, 2012 3:01 PM, "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> I finally figured out a good analogy about the LightSquared and GPS fiasco.
> ---------------
> There is a "music room" where people can go and, with headphones, listen to
> their own music.  No one disturbs anyone else.  Everyone is happy.
> A LightSquared rock band comes into the room and begins to play at max
> volume, and then insists there should be no problem because the headphones
> work just fine in providing the isolation between what each person is
> listening to.
> Therefore the interference to everyone in the room is not their fault, but
> the fault of the Headphone Manufacturers!
> Bob, WB4APR
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