|[AMRadio] Old Novice Days|
crawfish at surfmore.net
Thu Feb 24 19:23:49 EST 2005
Did more research. The date was November 15th, 1972. The FCC changed the 40m
Novice band,they authorized the use of VFO's by Novices, and Novices got
28.1-28.2 CW. I remember borrowing a VF-1 to go on the borrowed HW-16 as the
40m crystals I had were useless.Had a note in my logbook about changes. Lots
of changes over the years, but that was the most at one time.
Don Schichler writes:
> Joe - I just dug out my musty old 1973 ARRL Handbook, and on page 14 it
> shows the Novice band on 7100 to 7150. So that narrows it down to either
> late '72 or '73 that it was changed. Seems like it was later than that, but
> time flies - hi hi! It's fun to do a little amateur radio research now and
> Don K2FY
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Crawford" <crawfish at surfmore.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Cc: <garyschafer at comcast.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 9:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Old Novice Days
>> In 1972 the 40m Novice band was 7150-7200. I know because I was there.
>> to 1970 ARRL Handbook page 14 at the left bottom of the page. Seems like
>> change was made in late 1972 or a little later.
>> Joe W4AAB (ex-WN4AUX 1972-73)
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