AM & SSB Legal 3600-3800 in USA?

Mark Langenfeld mlangen at EXECPC.COM
Sat Dec 16 12:58:35 EST 2006

Now that the FCC has further decided that automated digital users are going 
to get stuffed into the same 100 kHz, I guess it's time to stick a fork in 
80's legacy as a premier CW band.  It's done.

Sic transit gloria mundi.

Mark -- WA9ETW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Perry Ballinger" <w8au at SSSNET.COM>
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 1:51 PM
Subject: Re: [BOATANCHORS-TEMPE] AM & SSB Legal 3600-3800 in USA?

> At 02:11 PM 12/15/06, kd4e wrote:
>>>>Are there plans to routinely use 3600 - 3750 for voice
>>>Dunno. But it's disappointing that the segment where the bulk of the 
>>>civilized operating takes place on this band has now been squeezed down 
>>>to 100 kc.
>>>Mark -- WA9ETW
> Agree with Mark...this was an FCC disaster (ARRL had only requested 3700 
> up)
>>100kc/KHz exclusively, but is not CW OK to use anywhere 3.5 - 4.0kc/KHz?
> Yes.  But having an SSB or AM signal too close to you is no fun with the 
> sidebands running into your passband.  Noticed this already late last 
> night on a 3650 net frequency!
> w8au

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