[AMRadio] Old Novice Days


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Wed Feb 23 12:56:42 EST 2005


In 1969 the 40M Novice segment was 7150 - 7200. In 1986 it was 7100 - 7150.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ/7
Seattle, Wa.

"REAL RADIOS GLOW IN THE DARK"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ronnie.hull" <ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 9:45 AM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Old Novice Days


> nope, I found my old log book and ALL of my novice qso's were on 7.155,
7.160
> and 7.175    W5SUM
>
> "This country may have stumbled but it aint ever fell, if the Russians
> don't believe us they can all go straight to hell"   Charlie Daniels
>
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Bill Connelly <w3mj at ptd.net>
> To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 12:42:22 -0500
> Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Old Novice Days
>
> > 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:
> > >Content-class: urn:content-classes:message
> > >Content-Type: text/plain;
> > >         charset="utf-8"
> > >
> > >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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