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I thought I would officially announce the coming of the Procaster in about a week and yes, the price has been set at $695. It has been about 2 years of in development and listening to what people seem to want in a unit. I’m extremely pleased with the outcome and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Turning to another issue – we do have short memories: I see that we are still dredging up the “ground” issue, BTW, which I thought we would not discuss 🙂 Let’s face the facts: there is NO way a Part 15 AM transmitter is ever going to interfere with any commercial kW station if that’s what we’re worried about. The FCC agents have differing views probably due to the ambiguous FCC rules that were created a long time ago. We have to deal with that as it comes along. If you want to play things 100% safe, then you know what to do.
Have you ever considered that with all the corporate greed in securing the airwaves for themselves, the people, are effectively left with squat and are becoming disgruntled with their government. Part 15 allows the unwashed masses to get involved – and there are many good and valid applications of local broadcasting that are needed. This takes the heat off the government and appeases folks – it’s a good thing. Engineers have to step back from their black and white world for once and enter the gray world of lawyers and politicians (as we all know:) Lighten up – don’t be so rigid all the time. My 2 cents worth.