Monthly Archives: January 2020

PIRATE Act passes Senate: fine for broadcasting without a license increased from $100,000 per day to $1,000,000 per day

Pirates Ye Be Warned!

The Senate has passed the PIRATE radio act which increases the fine from $100,000 PER DAY to $1,000,000 PER DAY. The bill is now on the way to the President’s desk.

In addition this act streamlines the process for enforcement.

It seems like the FCC might be serious?


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RTK with UHF Repeaters: Choosing the right protocol for lots of satellites and lots of signals

With receivers tracking multiple satellite constellations (sometimes over 42 SV’s in the USA) and many signals (GPS + GLONASS + Galileo + BeiDou; L1, L2, L2C, L5, GLO-L3, E1, E5, E6, B1, B1C, B2, B2A, B3) we need to be careful when using store-and-repeat radio repeaters to not overfill the available correction time slots.

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Read the Repeater FAQ:

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