[AMRadio] Phone band expansion


Darrell, WA5VGO hbrnut at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 13 21:19:15 EDT 2006


Your a great guy, Bob. It's good to know I can go to you for ALL the answers.

Darrell, WA5VGO


At 07:35 PM 10/13/2006 -0400, you wrote:
>Plus, if he had half a brain, he would have upgraded to an Extra back in 
>the late 60's, early 70's.  It's sour grapes.  I agree that a pre no-code 
>Extra is more valuable than post no code but he missed the boat.  My 
>feeling is that my 20WPM Extra will always be worth more(to me at least) 
>than a no code Extra.  I've always felt that no code extras should sign 
>/nc when in the Extra part of the bands.
>
>Bob W6TR
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Donald Sanders" <w4bws at comcast.net>
>To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 6:56 PM
>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Phone band expansion
>
>
>>Because with your 1968 Advanced you cannot go to the Extra Only Frequencies.
>>
>>Healthfully yours,
>>                          Don W4BWS
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Darrell, WA5VGO" <hbrnut at earthlink.net>
>>To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>><amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 5:27 PM
>>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Phone band expansion
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> >   On that subject, I can't
>>> >>understand why the Advanced hams don't go down and pass the Extra
>>written
>>> >>exam, especially since the code requirements have been eliminated.  My,
>>> >>it's so easy to get on radio these days.
>>> >>
>>> >>Bob  W6TR
>>>
>>>Why would I want to downgrade from my 1968 advanced to the new extra?
>>>
>>>Darrell, WA5VGO
>>>
>>>
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