[AMRadio] Old Novice Days


ronnie.hull ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com
Sat Feb 19 15:25:00 EST 2005


 I got my general in 1970 and I got the very first WB Call in Shreveport. My 
friend Jerry got WA5ZZL about 3 months before I got my general.  Your mom had 
to have gotten her general after 1970.
I remember how badly I felt to be the first one in shreveport with a 'WB' 
call.. LOL

Ronnie




---------- Original Message -----------
From: Geoff <w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 11:11:54 -0600
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Old Novice Days

> 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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