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Subject: [CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating
From: w9sz@prairienet.org (Zack Widup)
Date: Thu Oct 31 13:54:14 2002
On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, K4SB wrote:

> Bob Wruble wrote:
> snipped
> > ie below 21200 or 14150 etc...... an easy trap to fall into but still not
> > excuseable!! admittingly tunning down to 21113 a bit much!!
> > de w7gg
> I'm surprised that no one has commented that on 21000.5 or such, you
> are absolutely 
> out of the US band according to both ARRL and FCC announcements. I
> believe (???) they state quite emphatically that 2.5 kc up from the
> bottom is the absolute minimum.
> Heck, at .5 up, you wouldn't be legal even on LSB!
> 73
> Ed

I have never seen this figure written anywhere.  I have worked many DX
stations up about 0.7 kHz from the bottom of the CW band.  This should be
adequate if you're not sending at 200 wpm!

100 Hz is a litle too close to the band edge for my taste, though.

73, Zack W9SZ

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