[pskmail] Re: Non Amateur radio pskmail ?

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  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 11:19:40 -0400 (EDT)

On 11/Aug/2010 10:22 victor maddex <vmaddex@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote ..
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> Hi,
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> I just wondered if anyone has any thoughts on the following idea.
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> There are many people who have a Marine SSB licence, but no ham licence, but 
> would
> like to take dvantage of some of the pskmail features, so I was wondering if a
> sever receiver could be setup on one of the Marine channels 12.3XXmhz, this 
> would
> allow non ham operators to use loudspeaker to mic interface to send aprs 
> location
> packets, if the radio was could run split, then an ack could be sent on 30m 
> for
> example, or just have no ack.
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> I think this may be something to attract the marine operators to look at a ham
> rado licence to be able to then take advantage of the email and other pskmail
features.
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> Is this do able?
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> Any major licence issues? (not having a ticket,not sure of the wording on use)

Greeting-

In most countries crossband communication between hams and commercial operations
is illegal.  In the United States crossband between hams and the U.S. Military
is allowed and there is a test of that capability once a year.

-Brett

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