[AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Wed Oct 24 22:28:59 EDT 2007


I has a feeling you were looking somewhere else! LOL!

The 75M, 40M and 20M AM centers of operation should not really be a problem.

But look at 160M. NO AM! That's sure to PO the NE AM group! I don't have 160
capability so I have never listend to it. But I never though about 160 a a
SSB band.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Sawyer" <w3slk at hughes.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan


> I knew I wasn't see things and appearantly, Bob wasn't either. Upon
further
> review, there are two bandplans posted out there, the one I saw:
> http://www.iaru-regionii.org/Region_2_MF__HF_Bandplan_Annex__1_2008.pdf
and
> the one that Bob saw:
> http://www.iaru-r2.org/wp-content/uploads/region-2-mf-hf-bandplan-e.pdf .
> Now which is the correct one? With 40M a toss up for the time being, they
> still don't prefer AM except in designated spaces. Now I think it was
Pete,
> that said about making comparisons from the last time. The one disclaimer
> sticks out from that one versus the one recently posted is this:
>
> These bandplans are voluntary and as such cannot legally be enforced,
except
> in some countries in which the bandplans are written into the national
> regulations. The vast majority of amateurs in all countries do conform to
> the IARU bandplans and it is in our own interest that it should continue
to
> be this way. The plans are prepared in a democratic way with input from
any
> country's member society. The plans are discussed, modified and voted upon
> at IARU Regional General Assemblies with each country (large or small)
> having only one vote. If an individual or group is not satisfied with the
> bandplans as they are and has a suggestion for improvement then he should
> submit it, with as much documentation as possible, to his IARU member
> society.
>
> Mod-U-Lator,
> Mike(y)
> W3SLK
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Bob Macklin
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 9:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
>
>
> Here's my cut and paste:
>
> 7100 – 7300 2700*
> All modes
> Region 2 Emergency Centre of activity 2: 7240 kHz
> SSB QRP Centre of activity 2: 7285 kHz
> Image Centre of activity 2: 7165 kHz
> AM Calling frequency 7275 kHz
> Region 2 Emergency Centre of activity 3: 7290 kHz
>
> Note the "*" after the 2700!
>
> Bob Macklin
> K5MYJ
> Seattle, Wa,
> "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mike Sawyer" <w3slk at hughes.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
>
>
> > Bob, et al,
> >     Once again cut and paste directly from the IARU Reg. 2 website:
> >
> > 7100 - 7300 2700
> > All modes,
> > Region 2 Emergency centre of activity 2: 7240 kHz,
> > SSB QRP centre of activity 2: 7285 kHz,
> > image centre of activity 2 7165 kHz,
> > AM calling frequency 7275 kHz,
> > Region 2 Emergency centre of activity 3 7290 kHz
> >
> > Once again the maximum bandwidth allowed is 2700 Khz! NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!
> > Mod-U-Lator,
> > Mike(y)
> > W3SLK
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: Bob Macklin
> > To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 9:25 PM
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
> >
> >
> > My error! 40M is open for AM from 7100 to 7300!
> > http://www.iaru-r2.org/wp-content/uploads/region-2-mf-hf-bandplan-e.pdf
> >
> > Bob Macklin
> > K5MYJ
> > Seattle, Wa,
> > "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Mike Sawyer" <w3slk at hughes.net>
> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> > <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:10 PM
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: IARU bandplan
> >
> >
> > > Now, let me put this all into perspective. Here is the exception
posted
> at
> > > the bottom of the 'Band Plan':
> > > *) DSB AM phone allowed in this segment with a maximum bandwidth of 6
> kHz.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Ok, now this is where the exceptions occur:
> > >
> > > 3600-3625Mhz
> > >
> > > 3875-3900Mhz
> > >
> > > 29000-29300Mhz where AM is the "prefered" band.
> > >
> > > Everywhere else where it list "All Modes" it is with a max bandwidth
of
> > > 2700Khz. No 40M; no 15M nada! I don't know of any AM transmitter that
> has
> > > that narrow  bandwidth. So to put it bluntly, we are sucking hind tit!
> > There
> > > isn't any interpretation or color here. This is the bandplan plain and
> > > simple. Now, why do I think we are being told that the dinner I'm
going
> to
> > > eat is a porterhouse steak, when in all reality its a cold turd and a
> > slimey
> > > potato?
> > >
> > > Mod-U-Lator,
> > > Mike(y)
> > > W3SLK
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ______________________________________________________________
>
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