[CQ-Contest] Contests during Katrina recovery

Tom Osborne w7why at verizon.net
Mon Sep 5 21:40:26 EDT 2005

I see we can do CW or RTTY as there are no frequencies listed in the CW or 
RTTY band.  Guess emergency traffic can't be sent on those modes.  73

Bill Turner wrote:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> No, thanks.
> Everyone on God's Green Earth knows about the emergency and whatever hams
> can contribute is minimal. New Orleans is not like some isolated town deep
> in the jungle with no communications. I've listened briefly to the
> 'emergency' frequencies and heard no emergency traffic at all. I'm sure
> there must be some at times but it is not 24/7 like some would have you
> believe.
> Let's just avoid frequencies in use like always and carry on.
> 73, Bill W6WRT
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