[AMRadio] Trouble brewing in the AM Window (or "Ghetto" if youprefer)

Eric Nelson wb2cau at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 11:30:49 EST 2013

Although I didn't witness this particular incident, I have witnessed
similar incidents previously more times than I really care to acknowledge.
It's true that the mode of operation doesn't seem to change acts of


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On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Mike Sawyer <w3slk at verizon.net> wrote:

> Now, if you want to know one of the 'real' reasons there is QRMing on AM
> QSO's, it is because we are our own worst enemy! Case in point: Whilst in a
> SSB QSO with Joe, N3IBX, this morning an AM group came up and parked right
> next to us. We had a QSO going on for about 5 minutes before any crap came
> down. We were at 3836, the came in at 3835. Needless to say we were both
> severely pissed! 2kc's I might be able to understand but not 1! I am one of
> the first people to jump up slam someone if they are intentionally QRMing
> an
> AMer, but damn it, I deserve a little courtesy also! We really need to be
> cognizant of our surroundings or there will be more people "hell bent for
> leather," willing to pile on that new proposal the ARRgghhL just submitted
> to the FCC.
> End of Rant!
> Mike(y)
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