[AMRadio] Old Novice Days


Gary Schafer garyschafer at comcast.net
Wed Feb 23 15:57:08 EST 2005



Geoff wrote:
> Bill Connelly wrote:
> 
>> Thank you!
>> Bill, W3MJ
>>
>>
>> At 12:09 PM 2/23/2005 -0600, you wrote:
>>
>>> Bob Macklin wrote:
>>>
>>>> <>In 1969 the 40M Novice segment was 7150 - 7200. In 1986 it was 
>>>> 7100 - 7150.
>>>>
>>>> Bob Macklin
>>>> K5MYJ/7
>>>> Seattle, Wa.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Before that.  I got my ticket in Feb of 1984, and it was 7100 to 7200kcs
>>>
> 
> Hold off on the thanks...  after I read and re-read that, something 
> didn't look correct...
> 
> Let me try again, with these statements that I know (to the best of -my- 
> current education)
> to be fact...
> 
> I do not ever, at anytime, remember the Novice CW sub-band of 40m , 
> being more than 50kc wide.
> 
> I've always known the Novice CW sub-band of 40m to be from 7100 to 7150kc.
> 
> There.  That's what Ive been -meaning- to say and/or stick with.
> I, personally, don't ever remember the Novice band on 40m being as high 
> as 7200kc
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -Geoff/W5OMR
> 

Geoff,

I think you are right about it being only 50kc wide. I don't know when 
they changed but in the early 60's it was from 7150 to 7200. My one and 
only crystal then was 7175 kc. You young kids probably don't remember 
that. :>)

73
Gary  K4FMX





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