Friday, April 5, 2019

Hams try to re-carve the amateur radio spectrum in fight or open or encoded broadcasts | The Register

Radio enthusiasts argue signals must travel in the open, for the sake of national security

Some people have been using ham radio frequencies for communication that's encrypted or difficult to decipher and others argue that's a threat to national security and a violation of the spirit and rules of amateur radio. Really, it's a fight over whether the amateur radio spectrum remains a hobbyist space or develops as a medium for data traffic.…


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