|[AMRadio] The AM Window|
don.schichler at PaeTec.com
Tue Dec 21 14:14:27 EST 2004
I don't think the "AM Window" would be so bad if it was a little wider, like
around 40 or 50 KHZ. Right now it seems like the most you can have in the
20 KHZ window is 3 simultaneous AM QSO's without having overlap. When K1MAN
is on, that number gets knocked down to 1 or 2. Of course, the sidebanders
might not tolerate any more space dedicated to AM.
From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of peter A Markavage
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 1:49 PM
To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] The AM Window
There ya go. Dave's on the ball. And come join "bunches" of us most
weekends somewhere below 3860. There more to AM than just 20 KHz of
operating frequencies. You might even convert a sidebander or two to
press that AM button on their rig.
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 13:23:31 -0400 "David Knepper" <cra at floodcity.net>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "peter A Markavage" <manualman at juno.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 2:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] The AM Window
> > Sort of like the early 60's in the South; some have to sit at the
> back of
> > the bus. The band/mode plan will most probably fly in some form in
> > future. We, as AM'ers, need to be more integrated into the main
> stream of
> > phone activity throughout the bands as we move into 2005 and
> beyond. The
> > "old" days are going fast. Hanging on to an imaginary window is
> > counterproductive as new modes become more common on the bands.
> > Pete, wa2cwa
> > On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 13:01:38 -0500 Rbethman
> <rbethman at comcast.net>
> > writes:
> > > I am a FIRM advocate and believer of the "Gentleman's
> > > philosophy regarding the existence and use of the AM Window.
> > >
> > > It seems to me an issue of courtesy and respect to have and use
> > > these
> > > agreements.
> > >
> > > Yes, there will ALWAYS be some that will NOT honor such, BUT -
> > > are
> > > better off doing this amongst ourselves in lieu of the FCC
> > > ARRL
> > > becoming involved in some "phony" band/mode plan.
> > >
> > > Bob - N0DGN
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