[AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING


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Sat Nov 18 21:59:26 EST 2006


I'd doubt they use UTC....   klc

----- Original Message -----
From: w4rl at bellsouth.net
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2006 9:02 pm
Subject: Re: Re: [AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>, Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur 
Service <amradio at mailman.qth.net>

> 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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