[CQ-Contest] RTTY Contest and CW Sprint

Doug Smith W9WI w9wi at earthlink.net
Sun Feb 11 16:17:29 EST 2007

On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 08:14, Ted Bryant wrote:
> There was virtually no rtty activity above 7060 during the sprint. This spectrum was practically
> unused. (still true on Sunday am)  Is there some reason the rtty was shifted to the lower part of
> the band?  Seems there was needless conflict with the sprint (and other cw).

That's the phone band in Europe..

I did hear RTTY down to 7025, but even with the Sprint going there was
clear space at the bottom of 40 - I never heard any Sprint activity
below 7005.

The Aves Island station on 7015 did seem a bit confused<grin>.
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN  EM66

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