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Restructuring: FCC Petitioned by Hams




I just got this. Some here might be interested in it. Don't know the
validity of it yet.

73 de KB7ADL

>From: "Alan Wormser" <n5lf@qsl.net>
>Subject: Restructuring: FCC Petitioned by Hams
>Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 11:13:31 -0600
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>Date of this message: Feb 26, 2000
>
>Most of the ham community assumed that lower CW requirements would be
>accompanied by a higher technical level on the written exam.  But BOTH CW
>AND WRITTEN will be lower skill -- for ALL license classes.
>
>A Petition For Reconsideration of the FCC's Restructuring has been filed by
>Wormser, Adsit, and Dinelli.  You can read it on http://www.qsl.net/n5lf
>
>The FCC tells us that they will review the petition in the summer 2000.
>There is still time!
>
>You can comment using your Web browser or by e-mail at:
>      http://www.fcc.gov/e-file/ecfs.html
>
>Refer to WT Docket 98-143 (Amateur Radio Restructuring) and to the Wormser,
>Adsit, and Dinelli Petition.  The Report & Order is called FCC 99-412.
>
>You can mail your comments to:
>    Magalie Roman Salas, Secretary
>    Federal Communications Commission
>    445 12th Street, SW
>    Washington, DC 20554
>
>Refer to WT Docket 98-143 (Amateur Radio Restructuring) and to the Wormser,
>Adsit, and Dinelli Petition.  The Report & Order is called FCC 99-412.  Send
>6 copies.
>
>Even though the FCC may not reconsider their decision, the petition lays the
>groundwork for new initiatives in the future that could correct the
>situation.
>
>Read the petition, and the original Report & Order.  Support the parts of
>the Petition that you can, and add any additional issues that we missed, or
>variations that you are comfortable with.  Let the FCC know what you think.
>
>(This e-mail message will not be relevant after August 2000.  Please do not
>forward after that date.)
>
>73 ES BCNU,
>
>Alan N5LF
>http://www.qsl.net/n5lf
>
>
>
>
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