[AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING


W7CE w7ce at curtiss.net
Sat Nov 18 22:59:54 EST 2006


Friday, Dec 15, 2006 at 12:01AM EST

http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2006/11/15/100/?nc=1

73,
Clay  W7CE

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <w4rl at bellsouth.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Subject: Re: Re: [AMRadio] AM BANDWARMING


> 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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