[CQ-Contest] Re: RTTY WPX and NA Sprint CW this weekend

Jim Reisert jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Thu Feb 7 11:00:09 EST 2002

NCJ Sprints are domestic contests (for the most part).  The Europeans work RTTY
on 7.040 for some reason.  I have only been around RTTY a few years, I don't
know if this is tradition or bandplan.

But it would sure be good to separate these two events onto separate weekends.

I'll make sure to do a lot of 40m the first night, when the Sprint QRM will be

--- Mike Gilmer - N2MG <n2mg at contesting.com> wrote:

> I know it's not a Sprint.  I was comparing suggested frequencies, thinking
> that there'd be some consistency.  IOW, if the NCJ recommends RTTY operation
> on 7.080, why not WPX?
> My personal experience, limited though it is, suggests the .080 frequency on
> all the bands.  But 40m is a special beast up around there.

Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
USA +978-251-9933, <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.com

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