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Originally Posted by wind_magic View Post
Maybe someone is retransmitting the station - CBer's do that sometimes, if their favorite song comes on the radio they'll hold the microphone up to the radio and retransmit the audio over the CB, very annoying. People who do this kind of thing seem to believe they are performing some kind of public service and don't understand why people get irritated about it.
Hadn't thought of that wind_magic but channel 22A in the US is a heavily used Coast Guard channel, so I'd think the FCC would be less than amused at the 'rebroadcast", and the anchorage/marina frequency police would be all over that too.

The author didn't say whether the interference was constant or intermittent. Outside the US, the rules, if there are any, are far less enforced.

Capt. Douglas Abbott
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