Interference noise metric
beatnic at comcast.net
Sun Nov 30 11:50:26 CST 2003
They are trying to implement a new philosophy for band management.
We are trying to stamp out the brush fires they are lighting.
We need a good rain shower, even a cloud burst.
Andre Kesteloot wrote:
> Paul Rinaldo wrote:
>> The FCC has released their NOI on interference temperature. It
>> doesn't apply to amateur bands this time around but could in future
>> if the idea gets some traction.
> ho ho ho (as Santa might say)
> From the first paragraph of the first document mentioned:
> "In addition, to the extent that the interference temperature limit in
> a band is not reached, there could be opportunities for other
> transmitters, whether licensed or unlicensed, to operate in the band
> at higher power levels than are currently authorized"
> That, IMHO, is a Pandora's box waiting to be opened.
> For instance, if BPL does not create immediately the right
> interference "temperature", it could be authorized. And then, of
> course, could not be recalled / canceled, afterwards. A prefect
> opportunity for the FCC to authorize all sorts of things. And we know,
> if only from the Citizen Band, that once something is authorized, the
> FCC loses control of it, as there is scant enforcement applied, the
> valuable efforts --in our amateur bands-- of Riley Hollingsworth K4ZDH
> not withstanding.
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