[AMRadio] West Coast AM on 7293


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue Nov 12 19:46:37 EST 2013


Yes and even above 29.1

Bry Carling
http://af4k.com

> On Nov 12, 2013, at 6:21 PM, Paul Baldock <paul at paulbaldock.com> wrote:
> 
> Still lots of room on 10 meters,  29.0-29.1MHz.
> 
> - Paul
> 
> 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.
>> 
>> Pete, wa2cwa
>> 
>> 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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