I did JT65 on 160, but really what´s the challenge?
Is amazing when you did a CW qso, switching between RX antennas, filters
and radio adjustments to pull out a callsign
I don´t know what people than been on topband for decades feel about that
Is not a question of 'challenge', it's a question of being able to
operate on 160, with a station that won't cut even on CW. The same
applies to VHF/UHF when it comes to JT modes.
Let's not forget also that many aspiring topbanders do not operate on CW
-not trying to create a CW yes/no thread - and CW, before the JT modes,
was the best mode for topband.
And finally, people with hearing problems.
73 de Vince, VA3VF
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