[amsat-bb] Re: Two hundred 437 MHz satallites launch March 16 + WebSDR
sats at pe1rdw.demon.nl
Tue Mar 11 07:05:56 PDT 2014
op 11-03-14 14:34, M5AKA schreef:
>> It's my understanding that RM-11708--the current petition you
> mentioned--deals only with HF
>> and has nothing to do symbol rates or
> anything else that would affect 70cm.
> As I read it RM-11708 directly affects the amateur satellite service at 144 and 435 MHz.
> RM-11708 can be read at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=6017477458
> It proposes to "delete all references to symbol rate from Section 97.307(f)"
> That would also remove the 1200 Baud restriction on 144 and the 19600 Baud limit on 435 MHz.
> I noted a reference to "SS" in a previous email. Some people use SS as a convenient abbreviation for Spread Spectrum but the FCC uses it differently. The FCC define the two letters "SS" as a separate term not an abbreviation, see Definitions 97.3(c)(8)
Keep in mind that the downlink is not effected by usa rules so nobody is
stopping a sat from downlinking 1M2 or more on 2 meter, offcourse it
does not fit in the sat subband but that is not of concern to the ITU.
73 Andre PE1RDW
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