[CQ-Contest] CW WW RTTY Complaint (40M bandplan conflicts)
Bill Fisher - W4AN
w4an at contesting.com
Thu Oct 2 14:42:31 EDT 1997
> I realize that 40 meters is an especially gnarly issue being such a
> small band and all, and I really like 40 CW, but I don't mind giving
> way one weekend per year to RTTY enthusiasts. Is a new set of rules
> and regulations (aka a new band plan) really going to help? I figure
> I can always take refuge from the diddle-diddle by QSYing to 80 or 30
> Personally, I'm much more concerned about encroachment of the amateur
> spectrum by non-amateur operations than I am about legislating
> subbands for various types of modulation by ham stations with the ham
> bands. What can we do about all these SSB guys down at the bottom of
> 80 meters?
Ya... What he said!
We want to tell the rag chewer and net types to go blow when we come on
the bands for a few weekends a year. I dont see why we can't go blow for
a weekend of RTTY activity.
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