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RE: so-35 parrot

> Those of you that are subscribed to this list that speak Spanish....
> When you hear the bootleg operators speaking Spanish on the 
> Parrot, this is 
> your chance to tell them they are operating illegally. Since they are 
> transmitting on the same frequency as the parrot will be 
> receiving and 
> retransmitting their signal, (personally, I think this will 
> work). Tell them that we 
> are now capable of monitoring their signal and tracking them 
> down. They 
> must stop using this frequency. 
> Hopefully this breif opportunity we have in 2m up and the 
> same freq down will 
> allow us to accomplish an amateur only frequency. 
> I hope all my Spanish speaking friends will help in this. Of 
> course, if this 
> problem exists in other parts of the world, you might try the 
> same tactic with 
> them. They will have absolutely no idea that we can hear them 
> and when they 
> hear us, they will think we are just as close to them as the 
> buddy they are 
> talking with.

Hmm, I'll keep an ear out for Asian stations on the parrot.  Tonight may be
a prime opportunity, with a pass to the west, which is likely to suffer from
Asian QRM..  Only hitch is a significant language barrier.  I know a few
people that speak some of the languages of the region, but none are hams.
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