[AMRadio] Old Novice Days


Bill Connelly w3mj at ptd.net
Wed Feb 23 12:42:22 EST 2005


I think the Novice band was 7100 to 7150.  My pet rock was 7110.

Bill, W3MJ

At 12:38 PM 2/23/2005 -0500, you wrote:
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>That's right, the 40 meter novice band in the 60's was from 7150 to 
>7200.  The phone band was smaller then, from 7200 to 7300.  I can't 
>remember the exact xtal frequencies, but I sure had a lot of fun on CW as 
>WN2QEV in 1964/1965.  At first I had to ask people to QRS, but after a 
>short time it was no problem copying everybody.
>
>I shared a Heathkit DX-40 and KnightKit Star Roamer with my twin brother 
>Al, WN2QEW/NE2D.  Then we saved our pennies and bought a used 
>Hallicrafters S-85 receiver, and discovered that 15 meters was far from 
>being a "dead" band like it appeared to be with the Star Roamer.  We had a 
>lot of fun on that band as well.
>
>73, Don K2FY
>Rochester, NY
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
>[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Joe Crawford
>Sent: Saturday, February 19, 2005 2:58 PM
>To: Discussion of AM Radio
>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Old Novice Days
>
>
>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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