|[AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING|
w5jo at brightok.net
Sat Nov 18 20:47:50 EST 2006
I suggest that stations in the Eastern Time Zone select two
frequencies, stations in the Central Zone another pair,
stations in the Mountain Zone a third and stations in the
Pacific Zone a fourth.
That way we could reduce interference to each other and move
around at will. Most of the conversations occur between
stations that are near each other anyway.
> I'm hearing more and more Extra class AM'ers expressing
> their intent to appear on 3600-3700 the minute the
> expanded phone band opens on the 15th of December.
> Frequencies I hear discussed are 3685, and down on the low
> end near 3610. No need for everyone to congregate on one
> frequency. Why not make it a point to start up right away
> on several frequencies spread uniformly throughout the
> band, and each station periodically shift around from one
> QSO to another, so that all the QSO frequencies remain in
> use into the wee hours, but allowing everyone to
> participate in the QSO on each of the frequencies.
> Let's make it more like the etiquette of a successful
> house party. Instead of everyone standing around the
> entire evening confined to one small group, be sociable
> and continue circulating from one group to another for the
> WATSA y'all? You got less than a month to upgrade to
> Extra if necessary, and to get the rig and antenna tuned
> up and working on the low end of the band!
> Don k4kyv
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