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[CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Out of Band operating
From: va3uz@rac.ca (Yuri Onipko)
Date: Wed Oct 30 21:37:40 2002
> The PJ2T team spent considerable operating time transmitting below the
> American subbands on 10, 15 and 20m during this past weekends WW.  We were
> astounded by the number of W's that called in as we were operating there.
> one point N8BJQ and I wondered out loud if the FCC had changed the
> on us while we were out of the country.
> Mistakes may happen at 21198, but in one case I personally remember
> morning) we were at 21135 running EU for more than a few hours.  Over the
> course of that time period, dozens of U.S. stations called in. I can
> 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 better.
> Seems as if some of us are willing to take a chance of operating outside
> our privileges in order to pick up a multiplier.  What's up with that????
> 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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