Tag: malicious interference

FCC Affirms Penalty for Unlicensed Amateur Operation, Making False Distress Call

The FCC has affirmed a $23,000 penalty against Daniel Delise of Astoria, New York, for operating without an Amateur Radio license on 147.96 MHz and for transmitting a false officer-in-distress call on a New York City Police Department (NYPD) radio channel. The FCC’s December 5 Forfeiture Order follows its August 31 Notice of Apparent Liability […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #922

Edition # 922 – Release date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR922HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Broadcasters, Jammers Wreak Havoc on Amateur Radio Frequencies Suspicious transmissions near Bangladesh attracting attention from India’s Intelligence Bureau Petition to […]

Cops Catch Police-Impersonating Robbers And Suspect Who Yodeled, Made Death Threats On Police Radio

For most of September, police have been on the lookout for two men who were impersonating police officers to pull over drivers and rob them. And in August, in a seemingly unrelated case, the NYPD began searching for someone who was yodeling and making prank calls and death threats over their radio frequency. Today investigators […]

Threats Over Police Radios Have Officers and Scanner Buffs on the Case (New York)

A male voice came over the police radio, speaking in standard departmental jargon as he asked to be patched through to the duty captain in the Midtown South Precinct in Manhattan on July 30. The captain responded. “South captain, remember how you put me in jail?” the man on the radio asked. “I am out […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #910

Week of August 6, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download Here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR910HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Dayton Hamvention will be at a new location for 2017 California ham talks himself into a $25k fine from FCC Jammer jams intruders onto ham […]

Diamond Springs ham radio operator talks himself into $25,000 fine (California)

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday affirmed an earlier decision to fine a Diamond Springs amateur radio operator $25,000 for “intentionally causing interference to other amateur radio operators and transmitting prohibited communications.” William “Bill” Crowell, a non-practicing attorney, has continued his deliberate interruptions after his behavior was flagged by the commission. Crowell has argued that […]

via the ARRL: Jammer Jams Intruder as Amateur Band Encroachments Continue

A station believed to be that of a radio amateur in the Wittenberg, Germany, area attempted to use CW to jam a Russian Navy FSK (F1B) signal intruding on 14.192 MHz, according to the International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS). The June IARUMS newsletter said the signal has been spotted for […]

via the ARRL: FCC Notice of Violation Alleges Malicious Interference, Transmitting Music, Failure to Identify

The FCC has issued a Notice of Violation (NoV) to a California Amateur Radio licensee, alleging that he caused willful and malicious interference, transmitted music, and failed to identify properly. The FCC Enforcement Bureau said in the Notice, issued on July 13 to Philip J. Beaudet, N6PJB, of Burney, that agents from the San Francisco, […]

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