|[AMRadio] RE: "down below"|
manualman at juno.com
Mon Sep 8 15:21:51 EDT 2008
Like Todd, I never operate on a "supposed" calling frequency. I find a
clear spot anywhere my license allows phone operation and call CQ or find
an interesting QSO and break in. Last week I had an AM QSO around 3930
KHz. I love my VFO and exercise it frequently.
"quality is my priority"
On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 14:35:57 -0400 "Todd, KA1KAQ" <ka1kaq at gmail.com>
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 2:20 PM, Bob Macklin <macklinbob at msn.com>
> > You want the AM calling frequency in the GENERAL segment! Like
> Why? Calling frequencies really don't serve much purpose in my view
> beyond leading everyone to one frequency to try to squeeze in.
> all, 3.885 was the AM calling frequency for years, and never once
> I heard anyone call, then move off to leave the frequency clear.
> New way of thinking: operate where your license permits, on
> clear frequency your privileges allow. It's pointless to box
> in, especially in today's radio world. Better to spin the dial and
> look for activity or create some, than to let the grease harden in
> spot. Calling frequencies are for those who need to be led.
> My opinion, of course. (o:
> ~ Todd, KA1KAQ
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