Saturday, December 31, 2016

FCC Affirms Fine for False Distress Call, Unlicensed Operation on Ham Repeater

The FCC has affirmed the Enforcement Bureau's proposed $23,000 fine against Daniel Delise of Astoria, New York, for transmitting on amateur frequencies without a license and transmitting a false officer-in-distress call on a New York City Police Department radio frequency. 

Delise had argued that he had no way to pay the fine because he was in prison for the false distress call charges. The Commission didn't buy that argument…