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Old 07-09-2019, 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Why is there any regulation of receive-only stations at all? I mean, it makes plenty of sense to regulate anything that can transmit: There's a limited amount of bandwidth available, after all. But why should anyone care what anyone else is receiving?

Part of it is the transmitter expecting that they gotsta get paid by the reciever, I expect. The same way you aren't supposed to descamble scrambled channels on a cable TV wire that runs into YOUR house to YOUR TV.