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Re: Cable Modems on HAM bands?

on 5/20/03 12:20 PM, IP wrote:

> Jon,
> The point here is that operators looking for interference from cable modems
> should not look in the 42-65 MHz band in the US. There are no cable
> operators that I know of that use this segment of the band. People can check
> if they can see a signal in channels 2,3,4,5 to verify that a 65 MHz band is
> not used in their location. In a 65 MHz reverse system, the forward channels
> start around 86 MHz which would not allow transmission of the lower TV
> channels.
> Pieter


You have lost track of the original purpose of Bob Bruninga's message!  He
wanted to see if he could USE a cable modem in the ham bands.  This thread
had NOTHING to do with interference!

Jon Ogden
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