[AMRadio] AM 75- 80 meters

john at n9ami.com john at n9ami.com
Sun Sep 27 11:07:59 EDT 2009

First off the Classic Exchange was going on IE vintage gear only. 
Secondly maybe no one wants to talk to you? What does testing for Extra 
have to do with talking to you? There seems to be lots of room here on 
the west coast with ssb/am .
On 9/27/2009 8:03:10 AM, Bernie Doran (qedconsultants at embarqmail.com) 
 > what is this fascination with 3880 to 3885? last evening my s meter did
 > not
 > fall below +20 tuning through that area and each side. there is no
 > possible
 > way to have a QSO at times like that unless you are talking to your next
 > door neighbor! I gave up and went to 3705, called cq for 30 minutes
 > untill
 > dave w9ad ran across me. I could find only three or four ssb
 > stations
 > between 3.6 and 3.7. the low end is almost not used, if it is not going
 > to
 > be used the band might as well be changed back where it was. And yes, I
 > know this has been brought up before, and yes I know there are generals,
 > not
 > an excuse for most, a few hours with the license manual and you are an
 > extra. I talked with a 13 year girl a while back that was an extra!! I
 > will be back on the low end tonight around 3.7 +or -15, maybe I can 
get a
 > ssb to respond. Of course maybe it is just that no one wants to talk to
 > me!! I have also been listening and calling on 7160 and 7290 for several
 > days without a nibble. Just about ready to throw in the towel and get
 > rid
 > of my junk. Bernie
 > ______________________________________________

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