[AMRadio] Old Novice Days


Joe Crawford 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) 

Geoff writes: 

> 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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