[AMRadio] The AM Window


David Knepper cra at floodcity.net
Tue Dec 21 14:14:17 EST 2004


"sent a letter"

Dave, W3ST
Publisher of the Collins Journal
Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
www.collinsra.com
Nets:  3805 Khz, Monday/Wednesdays 8 PM EDST
          14250 Khz Saturday, 12 Noon EDST

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Knepper" <cra at floodcity.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 3:05 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] The AM Window


> Thanks, Pete.  My license does not restrict me from operating AM anywhere
in
> the Extra Class portion of 75 meters.  Of course, I try to limit my
> operation and the CRA Collins Net to no more than 1/2 hour but if more
folks
> check in then, of course, we will hold down 3805 + or -.
>
> Someone told me once that Mr. Hollingsworth a letter to a ham,  who was
> operating AM below 3830 Khz,  to gently remind him to restrict his
operation
> to the AM Window.  Has anyone heard about this letter?
>
> Dave, W3ST
> Publisher of the Collins Journal
> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
> www.collinsra.com
> Nets:  3805 Khz, Monday/Wednesdays 8 PM EDST
>           14250 Khz Saturday, 12 Noon EDST
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "peter A Markavage" <manualman at juno.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 2:48 PM
> 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.
> >
> > Pete, wa2cwa
> >
> > On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 13:23:31 -0400 "David Knepper" <cra at floodcity.net>
> > writes:
> > > Join us on AM every Wednesday at 3805 Khz beginning at 8 PM for the
> > > CRA
> > > Collins Net.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Dave, W3ST
> > > Publisher of the Collins Journal
> > > Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
> > > www.collinsra.com
> > > Nets:  3805 Khz, Monday/Wednesdays 8 PM EDST
> > >           14250 Khz Saturday, 12 Noon EDST
> > >
> > > ----- 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
> > > the
> > > > 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
> > > probably
> > > > 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
> > > Agreement"
> > > > > 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 -
> > > we
> > > > > are
> > > > > better off doing this amongst ourselves in lieu of the FCC
> > > and/or
> > > > > ARRL
> > > > > becoming involved in some "phony" band/mode plan.
> > > > >
> > > > > Bob - N0DGN
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