[CQ-Contest] Feb 04 QST op-ed article

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Wed Feb 4 23:29:46 EST 2004

On Jan 17, 2004, at 11:48 AM, Joe Subich, K4IK wrote:

>> Why NOT limit contests on 20M to below 14.297?
> Quite simply, there are plenty of "contest free zones."
> They are the "WARC" bands and the "opposite" mode.  Even
> during CQWW Phone or ARRL DX Phone, 17 and 12 meters
> are relatively lightly used.  17 is a good substitute
> for 20 or 15 and 12 is certainly usable in lieu of 15
> or 10 (although the contest activity rarely fills 10
> or 15 completely).

And let's not forget 60m! 5 fixed channels seems ready-made for net 

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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