[AMRadio] League pulls RM-11306

Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sun Apr 29 16:54:40 EDT 2007

Bill writes:

> The ARRL  should
> consider recommending a 3870 to 3885 KHz AM window in it's 80 meter band
> plan.  That doesn't mean that AM will not be heard outside the window,
> or
> that stations using other modes cannot operate inside the window.  It
> would
> suggest that if a station were looking for an AM contact, that one might
> likely be found inside the window.  It would also serve to reduce the
> conflict between AM and SSB by identifying an band area where AM
> operation
> is anticipated and encouraged.  15KHz, even 25 KHz considering
> sidebands,
> isn't a big slice of the 80 meter band.

But that is already the de facto situation - where 3870 to 3890 kHz 
is concerned.
Having some ARRL endorsement will not mean anything.
They do not represent the majority of radio amateurs, and
such a recommendation has probably already been noted by 
ARRL at some point.

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