MIlliwatt Beacon busted

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Greenfroggie
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MIlliwatt Beacon busted

Post by Greenfroggie » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:14 pm

Last summer the F.C.C. DFed the Echo beacon that was on 11002 Khz. It had been running 30Mw.
The FCC agent was kind and considerate and dropped further investigation. In fact he was respectful of the fact that it was
completely Homebrew and will under 100Mw. There was no complaint
and the only one who cared about the beacon was the DF site in Maryland. The little beacon was disconnected and dismantled.
The operators pirate beacon days are over.

It was given to a licensed Ham Radio operator who now uses it in the 30 Mtr band.

What is referred to as the Pine beacon is on 10.13356 Khz. It is fully experimental in nature. At night it runs 30 Mw and during the day time it is 100Mw. and fully solar powered. It sends 62 dash/min.

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Re: MIlliwatt Beacon busted

Post by The Poet » Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:26 pm

They aren't legal under 100mw?

That's ridiculous!
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