[CQ-Contest] 40 meter operating practices

Mike no6x at inreach.com
Mon Nov 3 15:10:40 EST 1997

>And write off CW contesting on 40!  Seriously, any part of this spectrum we
>open to U.S. SSB will promptly become chock full of regular activity.
>Activity that won't go away just because CW SS or CW WW are in progress.
>(and incidentially, activity that'll push the data mode signals even lower
>in the band)  Any part of this range we open to SSB operation is lost to CW.

Last I checked it is legal to operate cw in the phone bands, and if you can
not "dial out" a phone signal while on cw, its time for a new rig!


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