FCC Proposes $17,000 Fine for Suburban NYC Repeater Jammer

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  1. KS2G

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    From the FCC Daily Digest - October 4, 2019:

    HAROLD GURETZKY, LICENSEE OF AMATEUR STATION K6DPZ, RICHMOND HILL, NEW YORK. EB proposes a $17,000 monetary forfeiture against Harold Guretzky, Richmond Hill, New York, for causing intentional interference on amateur radio frequencies, in apparent violation of section 333 of the Communications Act. Action by: Regional Director, Region One, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 2019-10-03 by NAL. (DA No. 19-989). EB. DA-19-989A1.doc DA-19-989A1.pdf DA-19-989A1.txt

    Click on any of the links to read the complete official Notice of Apparent Liability For Forfeiture

    73,
    Mel - KS2G
     
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  2. KJ4VTH

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    “ Commission no longer accepts forfeiture payments by check or money order. ”

    Too many scammers?
     
  3. W7UUU

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    The FCC prefers "Friends and Family" ;):rolleyes:

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
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  4. KA1LWR

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    some one should look at 7.200 a bunch of lids and goons there every day..
     
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  5. KA2IRQ

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    With the new volunteer monitor program, I think 7.200 is next. We just need a bunch of these to set an example.
     
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  6. KN6SD

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    I wonder how long this took to get to a "Fine"? I have heard of it taking years to get the FCC moving on a problem operator.

    Most old timers I know agree, FCC response started to get slow when we started getting "FREE" licenses.. Less money for the FED, less service for the Ham.. At least it appears that way to me... Just thinking out loud...

    73, and happy Friday to all,
    Russ
    KN6SD
     
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  7. NN4RH

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    More than 2 years since the initial warning ...
     
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  8. KN6SD

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    I am not surprised, 12 to 24 months sounds about right...
     
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  9. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Starting at the bottom, and working their way up to 3.908?
     
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  10. KN6SD

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    You're kidding right??? They (FCC) haven't resolved the 3840 Khz situation yet, the guy they fined $25,000 is still on the air every night...
     
    KE4ZHN, KD7FK, AJ6KZ and 3 others like this.

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