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Re: [CQ-Contest] ham radio is dead?

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] ham radio is dead?
From: "Dale Martin" <kg5u@hal-pc.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 20:11:57 -0600
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> This is what I am observing here in Seattle. The 80M band is 
> quiet until a contest. $0M has a little activity. I often 
> hear someone call CQ for a 1/2hr with no apperent response. 
> And the I hear someone call CQ three times and either quit or 
> move. But I see plenty of activity on 20M on weekends and 
> early evening.
> 30 years ago both 40M and 80M were very busy at night.


Could some of it be that back then there weren't so many people listening to
others call CQ until they quit? 

Dale, kg5u

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