[AMRadio] CHU has to move?


Bob Bruhns bbruhns at erols.com
Wed Oct 18 20:58:26 EDT 2006


I read on the RX-320 group that Canadian time station CHU has been
announcing that they have to do something, either move or relicense
as a broadcaster, because ITU has allocated their 7.335 MHz
frequency to broadcasting.  Evidently they are looking for feedback
as to how this will affect listeners and users.

I think the Canadian time broadcasts are primarily for Canadian
users - but  the exact frequency is not important to me, so the
7335 KHz outlet could move anywhere in the approximate 6 to 8 MHz
range, and I would not be adversely affected.  The WWV
transmissions are especially useful because they are on even-MHz
frequencies, so if CHU moved to 8.000 MHz, that might be good.

I grew up with CHU and WWV all over shortwave, pretty much as they
are now.  I think that the shortwave era will be officially over
when they cease transmissions.  I don't want to see that happen.

  Bacon, WA3WDR



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