[AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan


Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Wed Oct 24 10:12:45 EDT 2007


I don't get it.
Looking at the charts, does it not say all modes?

It looks like they want certain activities to center around
some frequencies, like contesting and the DX window but allow
all modes in the same places?

Brett
N2DTS
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net 
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of W6OM
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 9:49 AM
> To: 'Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service'
> Cc: glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu
> Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
> 
> In an open letter to the Board and officers of the ARRL I 
> invited them to
> participate in a worldwide "Webinar" at my expense wherein 
> hams from all the
> world would be free to ask questions as to the ARRL's 
> continued pursuit of
> this and other intitiaves which were withdrawn domestically but pushed
> through international channels. The ARRL board and officers 
> has stone walled
> my request.
> 
> I have asked my legal team to subpoena the minutes of the 
> IARU meetings and
> currently will use my PR firm to send 237,000 e-mails to 
> op-in hams around
> the world asking why the CEO and his board will not 
> participate in a free
> webinar and respond to the membership concerning their activities.
> 
> FYI
> 
> Ron Weaver  W6OM   
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of 
> SBJohnston at aol.com
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:29 AM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Cc: glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu
> Subject: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
> 
> Various wrote:
> 
> >What chart are you looking at?? On 40 meters, 
> >CW is allowed from 7000 to 7300 KHz     
> and
> >Steve - Please show me where it states this.
> 
> I am referring to the new IARU Region 2 bandplan section for 
> 40m.  I should 
> not have used the word "allowed" - sorry about that, that was 
> too strong.
> But 
> my point is that the bandplan expects CW to happen in the 
> lower 30 kHz of
> 40m, 
> rather than the lower 150 kHz as has been the case for some time.
> 
> Perhaps my posts on this topic are unwelcome - I certainly 
> have received a 
> lot of hate-mail and name-calling off-list about it.  I guess 
> I haven't
> learned 
> - I keep getting surprised by hams.  I keep mistakenly 
> thinking they are all
> 
> my friends, or at least open to a discussion.
> 
> I apologize if my concern about this has splashed over onto 
> those who don't 
> care, or support the bandplan.  I thought it was important 
> enough have a 
> discussion about it before it happens, especially here on a 
> couple mailing
> lists for 
> people interested in vintage equipment and modes.
> 
> I certainly hope it comes to nothing.  But I suspect this 
> bandplan will 
> become a source of friction and upset among hams in the years 
> to come.  
> 
> One final point:  Compare the old IARU Region 2 bandplan from 1988 
> 
> http://www.iaru-regionii.org/Region_2_HF_Band_Plan.html
> 
> to the new one  
> 
> http://www.iaru-regionii.org/Region_2_MF__HF_Bandplan_Annex__1
> _2008.pdf
> 
> and notice how the current one matches much better how we use 
> the bands now,
> 
> and how the new one is very different.
> 
> Steve WD8DAS
> 
> 
> 
> 
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