[CQ-Contest] Re: [RTTY] CW/RTTY QRM Saturday evening

Michael Furfari k3fh at adelphia.net
Wed Jan 5 16:20:34 EST 2005

I think this is the once in 6 or 7 year event when the RTTY Roundup bounces 
to the second weekend to not interfere with New Years Day.  I agree that 40 
is gonna be a zoo and I love the NAQP CW contest too so it's a shame I have 
to miss out on it this time.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Hachadorian" <K6LL at adelphia.net>
To: "RTTY Reflector" <rtty at contesting.com>; "cq-contest reflector" 
<cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 4:01 PM
Subject: [RTTY] CW/RTTY QRM Saturday evening

> The NAQP CW  and the RTTY Roundup contests are both scheduled for this 
> coming Saturday. With a lot of the RTTY activity occuring around 7040, and 
> the NAQP suggested frequencies of around 7030, 40 meters has all the 
> potential of becoming a total zoo.
> The only hope I can see is for cw guys to use the lower part of the band, 
> down into the Extra Class portion, and for the RTTY guys to stay as high 
> as possible, above 7080 for domestic QSO's, and above 7040 for DX.
> It's a shame that these two great contests got scheduled for the same 
> weekend. I would have loved to enter both, but the January NAQP CW has got 
> to be the "funnest" contest of the year, so that's where I'll be.
> Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
> Yuma, AZ
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