TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: New Long Range Cordless Phones

Re: New Long Range Cordless Phones

Tony P. (
Sun, 27 Mar 2005 18:06:53 -0500

In article <>, says:

> Dave,

> I'm pretty sure these are illegal in the US&P(ossessions). One of the
> issues was interference with Air Traffic Control communications
> systems, as I recall. Someone on the list may be able to cite chapter
> and verse from US Code, or FCC regs. I may have saved a Navy
> Department spectrum management brief on the subject; if so, I'll
> forward off net.

Many of these units are smack dab in the middle of the amateur 2m
band. Interestingly I as a licensed amateur could possess and use
one, so long as I kept to Part 97 rules, which include identifying
with my call sign at regular periods. It's pretty much an auto-patch
to be precise.

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