Frank Gentges fgentges at mindspring.com
Sun Feb 22 15:50:24 CST 2004

I too think it is a good idea.  The advanced technology of BPL should 
make this a simple firmware change.  This could help the licensed user 
make a positive ID when reporting adverse interference to the power 
company's BPL control center so they can shut down the offending 

Frank K0BRA

Andre Kesteloot wrote:

> Lawrence Stoskopf wrote:
>> Is there any way to get the FCC to require some ID at intervals on 
>> BPL with some easily detectable format so that source of interference 
>> can be identified, say in some far away place if it is interfering 
>> with a traditional service?  That way, critical apps could be protected.
>> N0UU
> That seems to me to be an  _excellent_  idea. After all, when we at 
> AMRAD started experimenting with spread-spectrum transmissions, we 
> were requested to identify ourselves  _in the clear_   (e.g., morse or 
> voice, but not spread spectrum) every so often, so that offenders 
> could be easily identified.
> André N4ICK
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