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Offline RCCI

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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2013, 0040 UTC »
John Poet... Your insight and post makes a lot of sense.
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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2013, 1448 UTC »
I work in a somewhat "FCC regulated business" & they are doing alot of traveling related to tower lighting/marking/ASR violations. That has been a major enforcement issue that takes Field Agents to outlying & rural areas. I agree that this was an "accidental bust" but then again, it's not a true bust. It is a Warning with no fine attached [lucky for him]. If I were him, I would not do it from anywhere near the same location. "Studios in the Woods" comes to mind :)

I will say this [and will take the slings & arrows for it] but by bringing more folks to the site, the chances of some lawyer/cop wanna-be ham increases bust chances greatly. I say that as a ham. These types of folks have always been a chafing effect on my activities but I ignore them after 30 years. If I even mention pirates in a ham conversation, they are quick to pontificate upon the "unlicensed" aspect. I have come to care less... Hollingsworth preyed upon these poor folks, to the point he could have built a huge retirement castle out of the 1000's of "snitch" cassette tapes!!!

Pirates are "Entrepreneurs of the Airwaves" & the only difference between them & their detractors is a simple paper "permission slip" at the behest of a clueless government. Some of the stations I have heard over the last 2 years deserve a license, based solely on their operation's technical merits alone. C-QUAM & DRM is not for the faint-of-heart engineer... :)

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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #17 on: April 26, 2013, 0138 UTC »
cont: "Maybe Shorter is Better"

Station on tonight for 20 minutes - Lots of IDs, commercials, music and programming packed into into that tiny time frame, with good signal etc., and so far have received 10 loggings. Good use of time in my opinion.
« Last Edit: April 26, 2013, 1404 UTC by RCCI - Radio Comedy Club International »
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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2013, 1323 UTC »
If the FCC intended to put this station off the airwaves, they have failed completely.

At least 4 europirates relayed his shows this past weekend, two of them doing multiple shows.  I heard more of his shows this past weekend then I have in the last 3 months!  As well, I saw in the logs that True North also relayed a show last week.

It is great to see the spirit of free radio is alive and well.

Cheers, Terry
« Last Edit: April 30, 2013, 1429 UTC by terry newfoundland »

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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2013, 0028 UTC »
I offer my heartfelt thanks to my friends and supporters for the support and kind words!

It has taken a while to catch my breath and get some things going. But, as Terry indicated I am not done yet. I will be broadcasting from outside of the US into the US whenever the opportunity presents itself. So, now I am more of a DX target.  Please report on the boards when you hear me. I will be QSLing any reports that are sent to me. Also those of you that have unanswered reports, I have a large batch that will going out in the next week or so. It has been a fun ride and with the help of friends it will be in the future!!

My Best regards to everyone!
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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #20 on: May 03, 2013, 0056 UTC »
Can't wait for more, esp if you can get some afternoon drive-time broadcasts into the upper midwest.  ;D

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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2013, 0106 UTC »
Long Live Radio Ronin Shortwave, Long Live Henry Sheppard!  I'll be listening. ;)
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Re: Recent FCC Activity on 6925 kcs.
« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2013, 1012 UTC »
C-QUAM & DRM is not for the faint-of-heart engineer... :)

3-tube C-QUAM TX ;D

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