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  • pd0psb@hotmail.com
    Feb 3, 2012
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      Agreed 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.

      73
      Paul
      PD0PSB






      --- In sdr-radio-com@yahoogroups.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 sdr-radio-com@yahoogroups.com, "(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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