Re: More FT8 creep
Mike Besemer - WM4B #348 <mwbesemer@...>
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“But the link to the OO program is broken.”
Along with the rest of the ARRL!
From: main@070Club.groups.io [mailto:main@070Club.groups.io] On Behalf Of Stephen Melachrinos via groups.io
It's not Lee's fault--he just copied the ARRL web page at:
That still says "Official Observer Program" as of 2320z today. But the link to the OO program is broken.
On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 04:12:06 PM CDT, KB1NAL via groups.io <kb1nal@...> wrote:
I've been following this thread, because of my concern with these ignorant irresponsible disrespectful FT8 operators, who think they can operate anywhere in the digital hf bands. In my opinion, I would flood Dan and Steve 's email boxes with your concerns, since these guys are paid employees for the League. You can even call them direct to speak your concerns, so things do not get misinterpreted via email. Here is a copy off the League's website regarding the Regulatory Group. Tell them you want this researched thoroughly and you'd like to get some resolution within a week.
The ARRL Regulatory Information Branch is responsible for interpretations of Amateur Radio regulatory issues. These include:
RIB staff maintain and administer:
Answers to most of your regulatory concerns can be found on these pages or you may contact us for additional information.
The ARRL recommends the following publications on regulatory topics:
Contact Us -- ARRL HQ Regulatory Staff
Dan Henderson, N1ND
Administrator, ARRL Volunteer Counsel and Volunteer Consulting Engineer Programs.
Steve Ewald, WV1X
Field and Regulatory Correspondent, Coordinator: Amateur Auxiliary to the FCC, Administrator: ARRL Monitoring System
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Good Luck! Something has got to be done about these FT8 jackasses taking over HF digital frequencies.