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Are questions concerning commercial business-band radios allowed here?

As I see it, the following are the case: We allow questions that happen to be about CB, FRS, low-power operations (Part 15 in the US), etc. because they are typically in the spirit of amateur radio: ...
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Are questions concerning commercial business-band radios allowed here?

I would close them. On topic: How does a repeater work? What are the essential components of a repeater? How can I estimate the power and antenna requirements to cover an area? That's not what's ...
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Erroneous red dot indication on the review queues icon

As of 15 October 2020, having the red dot indicator appear for reviews in the queue that the user can't review is a known issue, as evidenced by the meta.stackexchange.com question Please don't show ...
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When voting to close a question because it belongs on another SE site, why is ham.meta.SE the only choice?

Apparently the feature to set up migration paths is not available to "beta" sites (found in a footnote in this discussion of migration).
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When voting to close a question because it belongs on another SE site, why is ham.meta.SE the only choice?

I didn't know that, Rob. If there is a way for a mod to change this, I am not aware of it. However, before we migrate a question, we usually ask permission first in the site's chat room. I did that a ...
Mike Waters's user avatar
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How is this site moderated, and what can ordinary users do?

"Normal" (by which I mean non-moderator) users can do pretty much everything a moderator can, except that there has to be a consensus. For example, a moderator can close a question or delete ...
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How is this site moderated, and what can ordinary users do?

Most of the moderating should be done by folks that are not moderators. Where are the downvotes, etc. ? A moderator has his hands tied here! I am only allowed one downvote, just like everyone else. ...
Mike Waters's user avatar
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How is this site moderated, and what can ordinary users do?

The site has been carefully designed by the folks at Stack Exchange, Inc. to be self-moderating. Self-moderating means that ordinary users do the vast majority of the work. There are moderators (the ...
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Erroneous red dot indication on the review queues icon

It's a bug! ... and IMHO not really a feature request. I just saw the red dot appear again. And this time, the history did not change! I even looked at the history of item in https://ham....
Mike Waters's user avatar
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2019: a year in moderation

Thank you! This is interesting. I compared last year's to this one. Do you have a way to tell us the number of humans in the community columns, leaving out user #-1 ?
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