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[CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating
From: bob.wruble@verizon.net (Bob Wruble)
Date: Wed Oct 30 20:45:55 2002
fwiw and not that it excuses out of the band xmitting but i did found myself
while searching and pouncing (which i did a whole lot more than normal due
to poor cndx in the NW) tunning right past the US band edges while listening
in the headphones and gazing somewhere else and not the vfo dial wanting to
call stns out of the US band!!
ie below 21200 or 14150 etc...... an easy trap to fall into but still not
admittingly tunning down to 21113 a bit much!!
de w7gg

----- Original Message -----
From: "Yuri Onipko" <va3uz@rac.ca>
To: <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating

> > The PJ2T team spent considerable operating time transmitting below the
> > American subbands on 10, 15 and 20m during this past weekends WW.  We
> > astounded by the number of W's that called in as we were operating
> At
> > one point N8BJQ and I wondered out loud if the FCC had changed the
> subbands
> > on us while we were out of the country.
> >
> > Mistakes may happen at 21198, but in one case I personally remember
> (Saturday
> > morning) we were at 21135 running EU for more than a few hours.  Over
> > course of that time period, dozens of U.S. stations called in. I can
> explain
> > away a few stations due to the fact that their calls sounded like newer
> > licensees, but there were many folks that should really have known
> > Seems as if some of us are willing to take a chance of operating outside
> of
> > our privileges in order to pick up a multiplier.  What's up with
> >
> > 73,
> > Ron, K8NZ
> You're right, Ron.
> Many U.S. guys called in below 21150.
> Talking about 21198 - I didn't have a chance to work XX9C  'cuz Stateside
> guys were calling him one after another... Lots of mistakes. :-))
> 73  VE3DZ
> P.S. VE's SSB portion of 15 m band starts on 21100.
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