I'm neither an electronics engineer nor a lawyer, but I found Mr. Zook's message to be interesting. I think, maybe, he was just trying to make the point that these radios may have been "certificated" (can I now use that word in Scrabble?) by the lawyers and not be anyone in the FCC who knows technology. That seems to actually be in line with Mr. Bradford's comment that the FCC would not "consciously" allow such radios to be certificated. I assume that a conscientious (and "conscious") certification process would involve both technicians and lawyers.
Steve Kristoff AI9IN [email protected]
----- Original Message ----- From: "Clint Bradford" [email protected] To: "Glen Zook" [email protected] Cc: "AMSAT BB" [email protected] Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:53 AM Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AnyTone TERMN-8R Terminated by FCC
... Unfortunately, the FCC no longer is a technically inclined agency.
Your post has absolutely nothing to do with, well, anything to do with the original post.
A seres of radios get snuck in through the certification process that are non-compliant with well-esablished rules. If you have been in the commercial and amateur radio businesses for more than a decade, you KNOW the FCC would never allow a single rig to operate on MURS, FRS at more than 500mW, and GMRS - along with commercial freqs.
This is not a case of "bureaucracy" or "lawyers" gone wild.
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