[AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING


w4rl at bellsouth.net w4rl at bellsouth.net
Sat Nov 18 21:02:36 EST 2006


Is the FCC talking 15 DEC 06 Friday UTC, Z(ulu), one's local time or what?   Help me out.  I will try and make some AM noise on 3.685 mhz.  

Robert Lawson W4RL  Pensacola Florida
Trustee for W4GCM Gulf Coast Mullet Society   Net Thurs 3.885 mhz 6:00 pm Central.  


> 
> From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
> Date: 2006/11/18 Sat PM 07:47:50 CST
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING> 
> 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.
> 
> 73  Jim
> W5JO> 
> 
> 
> > 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 
> > duration.
> >
> > 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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