|[AMRadio] Old Novice Days|
crawfish at surfmore.net
Sat Feb 19 14:57:42 EST 2005
The Novice 40m band in late '60's/early '70's was 7150 to 7200. I had
crystals on 7173 and 7175 and 7163(I think). Lots of fun with Ameco AC-1 and
Drake 2-A(sadly, don't have either one now).
Joe W4AAB (WN4AUX 1972-73;WA4AUX 1973-99)
> ronnie.hull wrote:
>> a recent qso about novice days, stimulated my interest and I got out my
>> old log books. My very first cq qso was on november 24, 1969, with
>> WN8AAD, George in Hamden Ohio, on 7.160mhz, at 22:45 I wonder whatever
>> happened to ole George?
> I swear I remember mom getting her ticket in 1967. She is WB5BBF,
> recently upgraded to general and renewed her ticket for another 10 years.
> Even then, I *thought* I recalled the novice frequencies on 40m being from
> 7100 ~ 7150kc. The fone band was the same as it is now... 7150 ~ 7300kc.
> Are you sure your first QSO was on 7160kc?
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -Geoff/W5OMR (/5 New Orleans, LA)
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