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Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL Phone - 40 m lack of bandplan compliance

To: Bruce Sawyer <zf2nt@candw.ky>, cq-contest@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL Phone - 40 m lack of bandplan compliance
From: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>
Reply-to: jjreisert@alum.mit.edu
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 11:58:26 -0800 (PST)
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--- Bruce Sawyer <zf2nt@candw.ky> wrote:

> For me here in
> the Cayman Islands, it is a matter of law, not some gentleman's agreement,
> that the lower limit on SSB is 7050.  Likewise, I think I remember from the
> one time I operated in KP4 that the bottom limit BY LAW is 7040.  And I
> wouldn't be surprised to find the same is true of a lot of other IARU R2
> countries.  The result of this was that I worked practically nobody on 40m.

And we who listened only below 7.050 (at least when Bruce was tuning around)
paid the price.  KC1XX did not work ZF2 on 40 meters during the contest.

73 - Jim AD1C

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