- Feb 3, 2012Agreed Jose,
I find this whole discussiuon about censoring certain frequencies rather rediculous.
Long live the airwaves! And anybody using them for whatever purpose.
If they weren't all of HF would soon be a buzzing nest of Powerline Communications.
--- In email@example.com, jose maria trueba <josemariatrueba@...> wrote:
> Listen to CB must be a sin, by itself, not just an abuse. Any social
> complex reasons?
> Isn't it some kind of visceral hating, found frequently, maybe because
> being a license Ham after being ONLY a CBer for too many years, to proof
> that you are not just a CBer anymore? Belonging to a higher class now, you
> can't even listen to your previous brothers?
> Or you were already high class in the 1st place, because you have never
> been a CBer, ever-ever, promised-promised?
> I forgot the dirty language words that can be found at CB, maybe a reason.
> Oh, yes, yes!
> I think that most Hams have been CBers before, and this is not (many times
> it is, but should be not) something to be ashamed of.
> Is it, but only after you are a licensed Ham?
> We need a license to transmit on Ham bands, but a CBer as everybody else do
> not need permission to listen to radio at Ham bands.
> Now you need excuses, or technical reasons like MUF indicator, to get
> permission to listen CB.
> Weird world!
> 2012/2/3 jay_hendershott <k7gfh@...>
> > **
> > I have seen a couple of receivers stating the same thing also. One in
> > particular said "Due to abuse by CB'ers" I am curious what kind of abuse he
> > is referring to. His receiver, his rules but I am curious how they abused
> > it. I do agree with using CB as a MUF indicator. I do not talk on CB but
> > like you, use it to see if 10 is or will be open.
> > Jay
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "(KP4TR)Ramon Gonzalez"
> > <kp4tr.ramon@> wrote:
> > >
> > > To add to this thread, these are my thoughts:
> > >
> > > When I first encountered an SDR receiver using SDR-Radio, I immediately
> > > fell in love with it and also with the Flexradio's. But before I
> > > purchased anything, I did tinker with SDR-Radio and did lots of
> > > connecting/disconnecting, and jumping around the various SDR receivers.
> > >
> > > One in particular bothered me. It said that if I use his SDR to listen
> > > to "CB" radio, I would be immediately kicked out and banned from his
> > > receiver. Well, if many don't know, I do like to listen to CB radio for
> > > one good reason. It is a pre-cursor to the MUF reaching 10 meters and
> > > beyond. A good friend told me that trick because CBers chatter day and
> > > night on AM and their signals are a good measure of the MUF expanding
> > > and possible 10 and 6 meters opening.....
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