[AMRadio] Forty and 80 meter AM freqs


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Sun Dec 24 20:31:31 EST 2006


Under the new plan, Advanced and Extra only gained 25 KHz on 40 meters. I
haven't seen any incentive to move to the opposite end of the 40 meter
phone segment just to use this segment. 

Pete, wa2cwa

On Sun, 24 Dec 2006 20:07:39 EST SBJohnston at aol.com writes:
> jack at schmidling.com writes:
> 
> << I think the best answer is to MAKE activity and stop looking for 
> it.  >>
> 
> I understand your point, but when running a low power rig it can be 
> a lot 
> less frustrating to "fish where the fish are" rather than randomly 
> call CQ.
> 
> I did as you are suggesting for an hour and a half this afternoon on 
> 7130 kc 
> with the Harvey-Wells TBS-50 and had no response of any kind.  Then 
> I rigged 
> up a VFO to it and snagged a short QSO right away on 7290.  
> 
> Steve WD8DAS



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