[VHFcontesting] We're about to lose 3456 MHz band entirely

Peter Laws plaws0 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 20:25:11 EST 2019

On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 7:50 AM:

> and given to others. I think it started with 11m (27mhz) to the truckers

I seriously doubt there were many truckers on Class D CB in 1958 when
it was created out of the old 11-m amateur band.  The band had been
moved down several 10s of kHz in '48 because of diathermy machines so
I'm going to guess it wasn't a great band then.

As for "why didn't the ARRL say anything" ... well ...   there was one
staff member that talked on a 70-cm repeater that one time but other
than that, all HQ staff activity is confined to HF and sometimes 2 m.
 They'd have to be educated about "those useless bands above 2

Peter Laws | N5UWY | plaws plaws net | Travel by Train!

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