Agreed. The RTTY signals just about wiped out 40 much of the time for TX stns,
particularly the weaker mobiles. It was about the same as trying to dodge the
Shortwave Broadcast stations up on the SSB portion of 40 before the band was
>From: Eric Hilding <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Sep 30, 2007 10:21 AM
>Subject: [CQ-Contest] TQP vs CQ RTTY
>Methinks there needs to be some "Gentleperson's Agreement" put in place
>to dispense with the major problem of CQ RTTY stations thrashing the
>Texas QSO Party on 40m.
>Like, keep 7.047 to 7.053 (at least) free for the Distinguished
>Contesters from Texas to also enjoy their event. RTTY on 40m was down
>to about 7.025 on Saturday morning, with the #&^! Chinese Woodpecker
>wreaking havoc here up to 7.020 which left only 5Khz for any kind decent
>CW on 40m.
>FWIW & 73...
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