[TenTec] Ok, if the Argo was/is so popular.....
Sun, 18 Apr 1999 11:17:43 -0400
It is said that the Novice class is dying, but don't we all have
a share in killing it? If we want amateur radio and especially
CW to survive, we need to provide more support to newcomers
through QSO's technical support, and clubs. One can certainly have
a nice leasurely QSO in the novice bands. Field Day is coming, too.
Let's not neglect our Novices and Techs in our efforts to rack up
73, Bob WB2VUF
William Lee wrote:
> Keith, you have overlooked a part of the 40m band that offers just what you
> may be looking for.
> I am talking about 7100 to 7150. The Tech and Novice CW portion.
> You wont hear much super high speed there but if you are willing to forgive
> a few errors you will have many enjoyable QSO's and be helping other new
> hams increase their code skills.
> They are captives in their small portion of the band and most would welcome
> QSO's with experienced operatores who are willing to teach, by example, good
> CW practices.
> William Lee
> >> From: Walter S Delesandri <email@example.com>
> >> To: Robert Weingaertner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Cc: Tom H <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ok, if the Argo was/is so popular.....
> >> Date: Saturday, April 17, 1999 8:36 AM
> >But now I live in Vermont and the bands are definitly different here. I
> >get on 7040 can call CQ to have a nice S-9 QSO with someone in FL and I get
> >3 replies, all down in the mud, all QRP. I too have gotten so I don't call
> >near 7040 unless I want QRP. Unfortunately the band above 7040 is SSB and
> >below 7040 is high speed CW and we all know that 7000 to 7025 is DX and
> >super high speed QSOs. Well, that's the way it seems at least.
> >So I guess I'll have to stay with quick DX QSOs. At least I can hear the
> >- Keith Darwin -
> >Ferrisburg, VT
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