[AMRadio] Frequencies


mark swartzell mswartzell at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 25 08:25:11 EST 2007


   Well said!

   Mark AA0CX
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     To:  w2inr at amfone.net,Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
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     Subject:  Re: [AMRadio] Frequencies
     Date:  Thu, 25 Jan 2007 12:55:28 +0000
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     >AMEN!!!!
     >
     >73,  Jack, W9GT
     >
     >-------------- Original message --------------
     >From: W2INR <w2inr at amfone.net>
     >
     > > An AMer get on the air after carefully checking the frequency .
     There
     >  >  are  no  QSO's within 10 kc's either side of the frequency he
     finds. He
     >  >  calls  CQ  and  gets a few responses. After about ten minutes
     several in
     >  >  the  QSO  notice there is some SSB chatter on the upper side.
     Someone has
     >  > pulled within 2.5 KC of the AM QSO. ( more than likely because
     they have
     >  >  a  2.5 filter). As soon as someone joins the SSB QSO they sit
     there and
     >  >  complain  about  the AMers being too close. The AMers call it
     intentional
     > > and the road we have paved is already bumpy with no facts .
     > >
     >  > Does anyone come down to the AM QSO and try to work it out - -
     - not too
     > > often.
     > >
     >  > Does the offended station try to correct the problem by moving
     up a bit
     > > - - - -not too often.
     > >
     >  >  Does either station try to correct the situation by moving,or
     must we be
     > > machismo and hold our ground. (BS)
     > >
     >  >  So what does the SSB operator do? They sit there and complain
     for hours
     >  >  and do not enjoy their QSO and of course it is because of the
     AMer.
     > >
     >  >  Of course this scenario is bias towards AM but it also occurs
     the other
     >  >  way  also. Neither is in the best interest of either party or
     our hobby
     > > and perspective modes.
     > >
     >  >  It's the lower class mentality of the operators. Why take the
     high road
     >  >  when  you  can  sling  mud  and then complain you got some on
     yourself. There
     >  >  will  always  be  whiners,  bullies,  etc  etc.  They are the
     minority.
     > >
     > > We can take the high road or - - well you now the rest.
     > >
     >  >  You  can  hear  this highly professional operating techniques
     every day on
     >  > the bands. It is not limited to just AM vs SSB but also SSB vs
     SSB and
     >  > AM vs AM. I never really got a grip on this as this is a hobby
     and
     >  >  should  be fun . I guess disrupting QSO's and complaining for
     hours is
     > > fun to some. I really do not understand this but I have this to
     offer.
     > >
     > > Get rid of the chip on the shoulder
     > >
     > > Get a life
     > >
     > > Get on the air.
     > >
     > > Get the VFO, BFO or your wrist fixed so you can move.
     > >
     >  > Treat others as you would be expected to be treated ( you reap
     what you sow)
     > >
     >  >  The  world  isn't  perfect  , neither is our hobby, bu we can
     certainly make
     > > it better by being better people.
     > >
     > > G/W2INR
     > >
     > >
     > >
     > >
     > >
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