Must Everything Be Mobile?

It reminded me of a paragraph once contained within the FCC Part 73 and Part 74 Rules.
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As a 41-year veteran broadcast engineer, I much appreciated The Old RF Curmudgeon’s outlook on modern-day “wireless everything” (Radio World Engineering Extra, Aug. 18, 2010).

It also reminded me of a paragraph once contained within the FCC Part 73 and Part 74 Rules not all that many years ago, to the effect that “the choice of a radio channel to achieve an auxiliary broadcast link should be considered only when such a circuit cannot be secured through a conventional wire-line provision.”

Steve Konopka
Green Bay, Wis.


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