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FRS Rulings

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  • Ray Vaughan
    ... use. ... montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you re screwed I guess.
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 16, 1998
      >Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 13:54:29 -0500
      >To: frs@onelist.com
      >From: Ray Vaughan <rvaughan@...>
      >Subject: FRS Rulings
      >In-Reply-To: <911215594.3979@onelist.com>
      >
      >>Message: 1
      >> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 07:04:03 -0800
      >> From: "John L. Wilkerson Jr." <jwilkers@...>
      >>Subject: FRS rulings by FCC.
      >>
      >>The FCC has finally ruled on the request for consideration by the PRSG.
      >>They denied all of the PRSG requests... BUT approved a request for
      >>clarification by Motorola to emphasize the removeable antennas on FRS
      >>equipment is forbidden... check here for the text..
      >>
      >>http://www.provide.net/~prsg/frszip/frs-rcn.txt
      >>
      >
      >One interesting note from that document:
      >
      >" 21. Lastly, the third issue raised is whether we should prohibit
      >unattended operation of FRS units. We believe a rule prohibiting unattended
      >operation of FRS units is unnecessary because it is unlikely, based on the
      >use that individuals make of other consumer radio services, that an
      >individual will intentionally allow an FRS unit to transmit without
      >interruption for extended periods of time. Even if this situation were to
      >inadvertently occur, the FRS rules authorize other FRS users within the
      >capture area of the unattended FRS unit thirteen other channels they may
      use.
      >Thus, we decline to promulgate such a rule."
      >
      >Yes, FRS gets 13 other channels to use. If the idiot using it as a baby
      montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you're screwed I
      guess.
      >
      >Nice work FCC.
      >
      >Ray
    • Ray Vaughan
      ... use. ... montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you re screwed I guess.
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 16, 1998
        >Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 13:54:29 -0500
        >To: frs@onelist.com
        >From: Ray Vaughan <rvaughan@...>
        >Subject: FRS Rulings
        >In-Reply-To: <911215594.3979@onelist.com>
        >
        >>Message: 1
        >> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 07:04:03 -0800
        >> From: "John L. Wilkerson Jr." <jwilkers@...>
        >>Subject: FRS rulings by FCC.
        >>
        >>The FCC has finally ruled on the request for consideration by the PRSG.
        >>They denied all of the PRSG requests... BUT approved a request for
        >>clarification by Motorola to emphasize the removeable antennas on FRS
        >>equipment is forbidden... check here for the text..
        >>
        >>http://www.provide.net/~prsg/frszip/frs-rcn.txt
        >>
        >
        >One interesting note from that document:
        >
        >" 21. Lastly, the third issue raised is whether we should prohibit
        >unattended operation of FRS units. We believe a rule prohibiting unattended
        >operation of FRS units is unnecessary because it is unlikely, based on the
        >use that individuals make of other consumer radio services, that an
        >individual will intentionally allow an FRS unit to transmit without
        >interruption for extended periods of time. Even if this situation were to
        >inadvertently occur, the FRS rules authorize other FRS users within the
        >capture area of the unattended FRS unit thirteen other channels they may
        use.
        >Thus, we decline to promulgate such a rule."
        >
        >Yes, FRS gets 13 other channels to use. If the idiot using it as a baby
        montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you're screwed I
        guess.
        >
        >Nice work FCC.
        >
        >Ray
      • Ray Vaughan
        ... use. ... montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you re screwed I guess.
        Message 3 of 3 , Nov 16, 1998
          >Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 13:54:29 -0500
          >To: frs@onelist.com
          >From: Ray Vaughan <rvaughan@...>
          >Subject: FRS Rulings
          >In-Reply-To: <911215594.3979@onelist.com>
          >
          >>Message: 1
          >> Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 07:04:03 -0800
          >> From: "John L. Wilkerson Jr." <jwilkers@...>
          >>Subject: FRS rulings by FCC.
          >>
          >>The FCC has finally ruled on the request for consideration by the PRSG.
          >>They denied all of the PRSG requests... BUT approved a request for
          >>clarification by Motorola to emphasize the removeable antennas on FRS
          >>equipment is forbidden... check here for the text..
          >>
          >>http://www.provide.net/~prsg/frszip/frs-rcn.txt
          >>
          >
          >One interesting note from that document:
          >
          >" 21. Lastly, the third issue raised is whether we should prohibit
          >unattended operation of FRS units. We believe a rule prohibiting unattended
          >operation of FRS units is unnecessary because it is unlikely, based on the
          >use that individuals make of other consumer radio services, that an
          >individual will intentionally allow an FRS unit to transmit without
          >interruption for extended periods of time. Even if this situation were to
          >inadvertently occur, the FRS rules authorize other FRS users within the
          >capture area of the unattended FRS unit thirteen other channels they may
          use.
          >Thus, we decline to promulgate such a rule."
          >
          >Yes, FRS gets 13 other channels to use. If the idiot using it as a baby
          montior happens to pick your ONE AND ONLY GRMS channel, you're screwed I
          guess.
          >
          >Nice work FCC.
          >
          >Ray
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