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[CQ-Contest] RTTY sigs down around 7035...

Subject: [CQ-Contest] RTTY sigs down around 7035...
From: k4ik@subich.com (Joe Subich, K4IK)
Date: Mon Feb 11 14:10:55 2002

> >This year, for the first time, I had a lot of trouble with RTTY 
> >stations between 7035 and 7040.  I hope this doesn't mean that 
> > the RTTY guys made a point to be there during the sprint -- an 
> > intra-contester food fight is the last thing we want right now.

Everyone on this reflector was warned, in spades, about the conflict 
on 7030-7040.  That area is RTTY in the Region 1 and Region 3 IARU 
bandplans.  When a domestic CW and international RTTY contest are 
scheduled on the same weekend conflict is unavoidable.  

Since the Region 1 and Region 3 allocations are much more restrictive  
that Region 2, the domestic CW contest should find other suggested 
frequencies.  7040-7065 or 7010-7035 are two reasonable areas ... 


   ... Joe, K4IK 

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