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Re: [TenTec] 600 Meters, anyone?

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] 600 Meters, anyone?
From: John Farler <k4avx1@windstream.net>
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Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 10:51:21 -0500
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> Well, Extra would give you only 25 khz more on most bands - all of us were 
> screwed by the shrinking of the CW bands so extremely.  Note that an "old" 
> novice or tech-plus has the same CW priviliges as you do or as a general.  A 
> bigger insult was that digital was put into the cw band instead of into its 
> own slot, and about half of 40 CW band is unusable at night because of all 
> the dwiddling and other racket.

John, K4AVX

> From: Bwana Bob<wb2vuf@verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] 600 Meters, anyone?
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> Well, since the power level is 1 or 5 W, it would probably be a T-kit.
> For a receiver, a direct conversion kit would do or an AM broadcast
> radio detuned and fitted with a BFO.
> (I'm a bit miffed by the whole thing. As an Advanced Class op, I was
> really upset at losing 3600-3700 kHz CW and 7 kHz at 600 meters is no
> compensation for that loss. I know, I should upgrade to Extra!)
>                               73,
>                               Bob WB2VUF
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