August 11, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: FCC Fines HobbyKing Nearly $3 Million for Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters

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The FCC has issued a Forfeiture Order (FO) calling for HobbyKing to pay a fine of $2,861,128 for marketing drone transmitters that do not comply with FCC rules. An FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation stemmed in part from a 2017 ARRL complaint that HobbyKing was selling drone transmitters that operated on amateur and non-amateur frequencies, in some instances marketing them as amateur radio equ…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/fcc-fines-hobbyking-nearly-3-million-for-marketing-unauthorized-drone-transmitters

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