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Re: Topband: DX Window No Long Relevant

Subject: Re: Topband: DX Window No Long Relevant
From: Robert Smits <>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 16:23:51 -0800
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On February 3, 2011 07:19:45 am John Crovelli wrote:
> As a courtesy, last weekend our Multi operation, as a courtesy,  refrained
>  from calling CQ in what some still consider the DX Window (1830 - 1835).
> BUT lets be realistic here, this is 2011, not 1961.  Split operation, a
>  necessary operating technique of the W1BB era is no longer necessary.
>  Frequency allocations between ITU regions and individual countries have
>  become more aligned.  All world class radios have narrow filtering
>  capability, etc. fully capable of handling the worst pileups.

Not all of us can afford or own "world class radios", John. It isn't true in 
North America and it certainly isn't true in the rest of the world. 
Bob Smits
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK

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