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Re: ICOM 821 out of band mod



I agree plus when sold it gets into unlicensed hands (just see all the ham
gear sold to CBers on E-Bay)


Richard N7VWJ

At 06:42 PM 10/25/99 +0000, you wrote:
>On Monday, 25 October 1999, N6LYT wrote:
>
>> for the US model,  the following diodes will control the TX and RX
frequency 
>> ranges:
>
>      --snip--    --snip--
>
>I don't know how others on the list may feel about this but I personally
>do not like to see this kind of information disseminated.
>
>Is it akin to instructions on how to make a pipe bomb?...certainly not. 
>However, I really don't relish the fact that certain people may now make
>this mod to their 821s which would give them the ability to unlawfully
>transmit on frequencies in which they are not authorized to do so.
>
>Perhaps Assi has a very legitimate reason for this particular mod (I
>have no way of knowing).  But since you CCed your reply to the AMSAT-BB
>(as opposed to a private email) now unfortunately the entire list has
>the information on how to do it.
>
>How about it gang?  Should this be a legitimate concern to us all? 
>Especially at a time in which there is currently some good enforcement
>work going on to clean up our act as amateurs (making us more aware of
>violations).
>
>Or am I just becoming an old fuddy duddy (fussy & critical) in my
>advance age?  :-)
>
>73 //Garie *K8KFJ*
>AMSAT #32574
>
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