[AMRadio] hecklers


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Sat Jan 28 18:04:02 EST 2006


Hey Mike, I heard the FCC is doing away with CW and you guys will be 
required to use a microphone.

73  Jim
W5JO
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Sanders K0AZ" <k0az at corpranet.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 3:00 PM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] hecklers


> The low end of 6 meters is used EXTENSIVELY on CW for weak signal
> intercontinental DX.
> Those who do not use CW just miss out. CW is legal on all 4 Mcs. of 6 
> meters
> yet when used
> above 50.100 or better yet 50.125 is usually met with an ill informed 
> jammer
> who thinks it is
> illegal to use in the "phone" portion of the band.
>
> 73 de K0AZ       6 Meter DXCC #436 and 6 Meter WAZ #37      not all but
> mostly CW.
>
> K0AZ  Mike Sanders
> 18169 Highway 174
> MT Vernon, Missouri 65712-9171
> k0az at k0az.com <mailto:k0az at k0az.com>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Peter Markavage
> Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 1:50 PM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] hecklers
>
>
> I guess a lot depends on what you do on 6 and 2 meters. Many of the
> Technicians, Generals, Advanced, and Extra Class amateurs use the
> dedicated CW sub bands to work "weak-signal" DX during times of tropo,
> aurora, Sporadic E, and F2 type conditions and also for those who
> experiment with moonbounce. With today's arsenal of digital code readers
> and computer generated code sending, one does not have to pass a code
> test to send and receive code. PSK-31 and other digital coded formats are
> also becoming very popular in the VHF bands for weak-signal work.
>
> Pete, wa2cwa
>
>
> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 11:53:39 -0500 "Phil Galasso" <k2pg at worldnet.att.net>
> writes:
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>
>> And, BTW, why do we have to have subbands on the low ends of 6 and 2
>> meters
>> that are restricted to CW only, especially since most of our VHF
>> operators
>> are Technicians and most of the newer ones did not have to take a
>> code test?
>> Isn't that a bit asinine?
>>
>> Phil Galasso
>> K2PG
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