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Re: Voice QSO at 1819 Violation of FCC Rules



I think that Matt needs to brush up on his theory some! HI HI.

Dave

Bruce Paige wrote:

> Date sent:              Sat, 28 Apr 2001 12:16:59 -0700 (PDT)
> From:                   Matt Henderson <kb3drq@yahoo.com>
> Subject:                Re: [sarex] Voice QSO at 1819   Violation of FCC Rules
> To:                     kk5do@arrl.net, sarex@AMSAT.Org
>
> >
> >
> >   You just wrote it!  Subtitle B says that "No station may
> > > transmit with a transmitter power exceeding 1.5 kW PEP".
> > Peak Envelope Power means the amount of RF energy (in watts)
> > leaving your antenna, not leaving your radio! How many
>
> it would appear that your definition of PEP is different from the FCC's
> definition. here is what the FCC says PEP is from part 97, thus it can be
> measured at the radio otherwise, you are measuring the loss if measured at
> the end of the coax where it attaches to the antenna and you could be
> emitting more power than allowed by law.
>
> 73...bruce
>
> (6) PEP (peak envelope power). The average power supplied to the antenna transmission line by a
> transmitter during one RF cycle at the crest of the modulation envelope taken under normal
> operating conditions.
>
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