Ignoring for the moment the constitutional issues with the FCC itself, the entity’s regulations on amateur radio (HAM) are, in some cases, horrific violations of the constitution. As some background, I have been interested in amateur radio for a long time, but I recently decided to actually bite the bullet and go for my license. You can find more about that here. I did this for a number of reasons. First, I like to push myself. I’m also interested in the technology, and its use in emergency response. But for this article I will focus on the legal aspects and being considered part of the class of amateur radio operators. In this way, I can be involved in any lawsuits against the FCC, with respect to protecting the rights of amateur radio operators.
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The recent announcement that more than 60 peer reviewed articles had been removed due to fraud, perpetrated by a peer review ring, has forced some to question the validity of the peer review process. However, while the peer review process is in need of innovation in order to bring it into the 21st century, it is in no way invalid.« Continue »