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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: everyday people using two-way radio for personal uses or for technical experimentation; and because the communities overlap. The phrase "the technology of radio"...


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Thomas Ward's answer explains why such restrictions would not be very effective. I'd like to point out that on the other hand, they would also would annoy new users who do want to actually answer the question. Some of those users would leave instead of answering. Moderators can clean up non-answers posted as answers, converting them to comments if they are ...


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NOTE: I am a moderator over on Ask Ubuntu, and am speaking from my observations and experience there, as well as observations on other sites for moderation, and as part of observing moderation patterns through my efforts with Charcoal and the SmokeDetector bot. Some of these statements may not apply to this site or meta, however the core principles ...


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Can we revive that question Technically, yes, but it would be a bad precedent to undelete content that the author chose to delete and was permitted to, especially as doing so could not fully solve the problem as per the below. split the answer-content from the question into an answer make it so that Richard at least can get part of the ...


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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 being asked in these questions. They are much closer to product recommendation questions. One of the questions blatantly asks: Can I use our existing Kenwood ...


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