IARU Region 2 Seeks Input on HF Band Plan (W/O HTML Coding)
* On 2013 19 Feb 10:29 -0600, Chuck Carpenter wrote:
Cleaned up the message a little to help readabiltiy...Thanks, Chuck.
At 07:18 AM 2/19/2013, you wrote:I don't see the need for alarm as SSB is already quite prevalent aboveTheARRL is seeking input to proposed band plan changes in the upcoming IARU
7040 kHz and has been for years. Most of it that we hear on 40m comes
from this hemisphere and we've learned to deal with it.
In my humble opinion, it is well past time that we in the US drop this
Incentive Licensing based band regulations. We are not in harmony with
the way the rest of the world uses the bands any more. Shoot! we here
in the US do not use about 35 to 40 kHz of prime 20m spectrum due to our
assinine band regulations that no one sees fit to change! I really do
think that the artificial limits on phone operation and digital
operations do not serve us well today and have outlived their
usefulness. I know a lot of people won't like my opinion. But it's
past time that we, the operators on the air, should determine how best
to accomodate our operations and not arbitrary regulations.
Somehow we all seem to coexist on 160m which should be a model for the
rest of our bands.
72, de Nate >>
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