|[AMRadio] West Coast AM on 7293|
paul at paulbaldock.com
Tue Nov 12 18:21:19 EST 2013
Still lots of room on 10 meters, 29.0-29.1MHz.
At 02:52 PM 11/12/2013, you wrote:
>Should say: "7125 to 7300 is reserved for phone operation." Brain and
>fingers were not in sync.
>On Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:34:02 -0500 <manualman at juno.com> writes:
> > 7125 to 7300 is reversed for phone operation. AM is phone. Anyone
> > can
> > operate AM anywhere in that range depending on their license. Maybe
> > we
> > should learn to turn the tuning dial. This is no different then
> > firing up
> > on SSB and calling a CQ. Sidebanders do tune around looking for a
> > contact. Now I understand the mentality of "calling frequency" but
> > why
> > limit yourself to another one frequency (i.e 7160 or whatever). AM
> > operators, I'm sure, know how to tune a receiver although some
> > might
> > complain their antenna is not cut for another frequency or it takes
> > too
> > long to re-tune the transmitter or some other excuse that QSY is too
> > much
> > of a problem. For 40 meters, like we did for 75/80 meters, we
> > should
> > identify a frequency range (maybe 7150 to 7185). 7185 at least may
> > capture some General class activity. If you can't figure out how to
> > tune
> > across 35 KHz you probably have other issues.
> > Pete, wa2cwa
> > On Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:38:19 -0800 "K5MYJ" <macklinbob at gmail.com>
> > writes:
> > > The problem is 7290 is the listed 40M calling frequency.
> > >
> > > Where do you suggest one should send a blind CQ with any chance of
> > > getting a
> > > response.
> > >
> > > That's what calling frequencies are for.
> > >
> > > Why not develop a 40M AM calling frequency below 7200? I guess
> > > everything
> > > between 7125 and 7200 is reserved for SSB!
> > >
> > > Bob Macklin
> > > K5MYJ
> > > Seattle, Wa.
> > > "Real Radios Glow In The Dark"
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Kim Elmore" <cw_de_n5op at sbcglobal.net>
> > > To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:24 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] West Coast AM on 7293
> > >
> > >
> > > > Why duke it out with anyone? It's a big band and AM can be used
> > > anywhere
> > > > in the 'phone portion. Simply QSY and enjoy the mode without the
> > > > aggravation. This whole thread has given these knuckleheads far
> > > more time
> > > > and consideration than they're worth, IMHO.
> > > >
> > > > Kim N5OP
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