|[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
> > 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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