Thanks Pat.....I just joined the other group along with this one...I
like to read and get as much information as I can before just jumping
in and assuming things....I think it helps to know some of these
issues before one can sell this idea and or operator it....and I DO
LIKE this idea.
de kb9umt Don
--- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com
, "Patrick Cook, KB0OXD"
> Hi evertyone:
> Don....Join THE OFFICIAL EchoLink Mailing List by sending an email
> I guarantee you'll get an answer there....
> Cheers for now & Happy Holidays :-)
> Patrick Cook, KB0OXD
> KB0OXD CyberShack Webmaster
> Owner - EchoLink Node 19905
> Denver, Colorado USA Grid Square - DM79
> Remember....You can visit my Ham Radio websites and PLEASE REMEMBER
TO SIGN THE GUESTBOOK!!! Otherwise, I wouldn't know if you've even
been there and you wouldn't want that.....would you??? :-) *batting
> P.S.: What WAS your question anyway??
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Don <dhobson123@a...>
> To: ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2002 3:29 PM
> Subject: [ECHOLINKHAMS] Re: EchoLink.....facts (legal?)...Help me
> Maybe I have missed something here and this group/site is just
> posting EchoLink Nets or chats.....I would appreciate any help to
> questions (some of my questions I have been researching already)
> if this is not the proper site to ask questions about EchoLink I
> try maybe QRZ but seems one gets nothing but negative replies
> at times. Thanks again for reading if you can help if not I
> will use other routes...73
> de kb9umt Don
> --- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, "Don <dhobson123@a...>"
> <dhobson123@a...> wrote:
> > Hello All:
> > I would like some help/data/facts to help me document that
> > is legal and what we as Hams really can do via this InterNet
> > Linking. I am NOT knew to this so please do not email or reply
> > sites that have general information about EchoLink or other
> > linking systems. I used one of the first internet linking
> > the UK and Australia a few years back (using their 430 repeater
> > systems and IPHONE) and I would have to say it was very neat to
> > a pileup on 430 trying to talk to my station that was via the
> > internet and using their 430 repeater. Again I would like
> > give me references (NOT opinoins but FACTS) to the Legal issues
> > questions in regards to FCC part97 and or valid URLs with these
> > concerns...here are some of my questions:
> > Is an InterNet ILINK station that will transmit InterNet voice
> > some other RF Ham Controlled Station on the VHF/UHF bands
> > even legal? If so why and referenses if possible.
> > Is the Ham that is Controlling the RF/Radio part over his Ham
> > on VHF/UHF frequencies considered a repeater station since one
> > taking InterNet voice of another Person over through the
> > Hams Radio and out over the air......is it a repeater fuction?
> > Where can this be done on the Ham Bands? Only 430mhz and
> > this be legally done on 2 meters? If this can be done on 2
> > even 6 meters then you are saying that it is not a repeater
> > and the Ham in charge is Controlling the operation and acting
> > Control operator and must be at the Control point doing ALL the
> > Control functions...right?
> > FCC and how does it view this? Many of you have had to have
> > the FCC or ARRL on their opinions on this..so if you did then
> > response did you get and how do they view this Internet to
> > fuction?
> > Iding by the Ham Controlling the node is the key letting all
> > where the RF signal is coming from on the Ham Bands...so is
> > being done proper and it is indeed a Control fuction..right??
> > this is so then what is the deference of letting a boyscout in
> > shack vs a boyscout over the internet link use my radio as long
> > the Ham Calsign ID's and the Control fuctions is done ALL by
> > just as it would be done if the boy was sitting with you
> > the internet?
> > These are just a few of my long list of questions and again I
> > this is neat stuff and will use it and try to help others that
> > no have access to a Ham Radio or antennas actually get RF out
> > Ham Bands but I would like some FACTS/URLs/FCCinfo/ on this
> > getting full into this and NOT just opinions.
> > Thanks to anyone and all that can help or that will respond.
> > de kb9umt Don
> > Peoria IL
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