[AMRadio] Why Only 75M


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Mon Nov 24 07:46:52 EST 2008


hi Bob: If we want to stire up some activaty, I would suggest that we find a 
spot at the bottom of the band and try to occupy it, the FBC are supposed to 
vacate 7.0 to 7.2 in March of 2009, not far away now.  Bernie W8RPW  -----  
Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Carpenter" <bcarpenter_tpc at bellsouth.net>
To: "'Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service'" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 7:45 AM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Why Only 75M


> Bob,
> Not long ago one could find some A.M. life on 7290 during the mid day 
> until
> late afternoon here in the southeast. But as of late, nothing there but 
> ssb
> or FBC.
> Maybe we just need to put the word out and all start calling every now and
> then on 7290 again. Would seem to be about the only way for things to get
> going again.
> 20meters would be fun also, with a bigger path of the country involved, we
> just got to start making noise again !
> Best 73's
>
> Bob Carpenter
> KB4WEC
> bcarpenter_tpc at bellsouth.net
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of k0ng at inebraska.com
> Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2008 2:08 PM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Why Only 75M
>
>
> Hi Bob:
>
> 7160/7165 has a bit of AM activity at odd times. I was "bitched" at a time
> or
> two but since I got there "first", I ignored such things. Extra's suffer
> from
> high power but less of the time due to a smaller group. 7190 sounds good 
> but
> I dont know who lives there now ??
>
> Bear in mind that (apparently) reception, in your part of the world, is 
> much
> less than say here in the flatlands or behind the "codfish curtain". Do 
> you
> hear any Russians on AM ??
>
> Good Luck OM  DE K0NG (ex Spokanite familiar with less signals)..
>
>
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