[RTTY] 160 Meter RTTY

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Mon Aug 29 20:33:33 EDT 2005

On Aug 14, 2005, at 11:05 PM, IronmanY2k wrote:

> 7.040 is the CW QRP and the RTTY calling freq.  Why?

It's obvious. Most of the world only has access to 7000-7100 kHz as  
the 40m band. 7040 is the RTTY calling frequency, because 7030 is the  
QRP CW calling frequency in most of the world.

Hopefully, this will chance as the rest of the world expands to  
7000-7200 kHz. Give it about five years.

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