[Noisebridge-discuss] Radio: FCC rejection letter
james.murphy.1978 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 16:58:30 UTC 2013
has anyone considered looking into AM or Shortwave?
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 8:56 AM, Noisebridge Radio <
noisebridgeradio at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I filed I was afraid that that the physical distance might be a
> problem. I filed for channel 215 (90.9 MHz). In the Bay Area there just
> isn't much / anything available. The best candidate frequency 102.5 had 8
> different organizations file for it in San Francisco alone. In many ways
> the FCC rules haven't kept up with technology. The reason for the distance
> / adjacent channel rules have to do with selectivity and signal rejection.
> Due to the nature of FM radio if you have 2 transmitters on the same
> frequency (generally) a radio will only pick up the most powerful signal
> and you won't hear the weaker one at all.
> It was an interesting experiment.
> I believe that Hilaire is working on an internet radio project so all is
> not lost.
> PS. Is there a place to store paper records at Noisebridge. I can keep
> them however as time goes by they may get misplaced or forgotten and if
> anybody deals with the FCC for any reason in the future they may be
> necessary. It would better if they were stored up there.
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:56 PM, Tom Lowenthal <me at tomlowenthal.com>wrote:
>> Hello hammies (or whatever). The FCC thinks we're too close to other
>> radio stations. Here's their letter.
>> Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
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