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JOTA is a spectacular opportunity to introduce Scouts to amateur radio. For many, this will be their first exposure to the world of ham radio. Some will go on to become hams, enjoying the hobby for a lifetime.
Jump to navigation. These rules ensure that licensees and registrants take appropriate measures to protect environmental and historic resources, and that the agency meets its obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA to consider the potential environmental impact of its actions, as well as under other environmental statutes such as the National Historic Preservation Act NHPA and the Endangered Species Act ESA. A new tower construction requires:.
Forgot Password? These are the rules that govern ham radio. There are other Parts in Title 47 that govern other radio services.
It is chartered to engage in three principal activities: scientific testing and research into the development and improvement of technological systems for use in the amateur radio service including, but not limited to, digital packet radio communications; research and testing of systems, hardware, and software for packet radio local area networks and computer network systems; and disseminating to the public the information obtained as a result of such research and testing. TAPR was founded in as a national organization with interests in the areas of packet and digital communications. It grew out of a effort to design a packet radio Terminal Node Controller, or "TNC," that would be available to amateurs at a modest cost.
Last edited by wp2ahg. Register to edit. Entries relating to pre-voyage, pre-departure and daily tests are required.
Radio amateur activities. According to the final acts signed at the end of WRC conference, the authorities decided that the condition previously mandatory of bearing an examination on the Morse code to operate below 30 MHz was suppressed but the decision to apply or not this condition was left with the free appreciation of national administrations. Fine said all amateurs limited to VHF and above frequencies, and not very familiar with the telegraphy
QRZ Forums. Does anyone know when and why the FCC's requirement for US amateurs to maintain log books of all activity was eliminated? W6SOFeb 22, I don't remember WHEN, but in all reality, Amateur logs were of little use to the FCC and deemed an onerous burden on Amateurs, especially with the increasing use of mobile operations.
Forgot Password? The reasons for logging your amateur activity fall into three categories: legal, operational and personal. Legally, a log of your transmissions would be invaluable in proving your innocence in an interference complaint.
Amateur radioalso known as ham radiois the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosportcontestingand emergency communication. The term "amateur" is used to specify "a duly authorised person interested in radioelectric practice with a purely personal aim and without pecuniary interest;"  either direct monetary or other similar reward and to differentiate it from commercial broadcastingpublic safety such as police and fireor professional two-way radio services such as maritime, aviation, taxis, etc. The amateur radio service amateur service and amateur-satellite service is established by the International Telecommunication Union ITU through the Radio Regulations. National governments regulate technical and operational characteristics of transmissions and issue individual stations licenses with an identifying call sign.