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RE: [BPQ32] Re: The 30m Band Utilization Chart -- 2 June 2011

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  • Jerry
    10.146690 Sorry for typos. From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andre Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 11:19 AM To:
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 2 8:41 AM

      10.146690 Sorry for typos…

       

      From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andre
      Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 11:19 AM
      To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [BPQ32] Re: The 30m Band Utilization Chart -- 2 June 2011

       

       

      I suspect it's suposed to be 10.146.6690 but that would give a precision of 10th of a hertz, bit overkill :)

      73 Andre PE1RDW

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Melnik" <mmelnik1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Jerry
      >
      > May be I missed something but isn't 146.6690 VHF? Or is the decimal wrong
      >
      > Mike-N9PMO
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > Jerry
      > Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 4:06 AM
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: RE: [BPQ32] The 30m Band Utilization Chart -- 2 June 2011
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > HF Skipnet 146.6690 LSB Dial Tones 16000/1800 24/7 HF 300 Baud Packet
      > Forwarding Net.
      >
      > 73 Jerry N9LYA
      >
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Ian
      > Wade G3NRW
      > Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 2:59 AM
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] The 30m Band Utilization Chart -- 2 June 2011
      >
      >  
      > Just in time for the 30m Multi Mode weekend -- 4/5 June 2011.
      >
      > A few weeks ago Don Hobson, KB9UMT, founder of the 30m Digital Group,
      > published the updated "unofficial 30m bandplan" on the 30MDG reflector.
      > I responded, saying that the listing was a little misleading, because
      > some frequencies were dial frequencies, others were emitted frequencies,
      > and it wasn't clear which was which.
      >
      > Don challenged me to do better. At first I tried to improve the listing
      > format, to draw the distinction between dial and emitted frequencies,
      > but quickly realized this was not an easy task! I finally capitulated
      > and decided on a graphical format instead:
      >
      > http://homepage.ntlworld.com/wadei/30m_band_utilization.htm
      >
      > I have called it a "Band Utilization" chart. It is exactly that. It is
      > not a "bandplan", nor even an "unofficial bandplan". Rather, it is an
      > attempt to graphically portray the many modes that are actually in use
      > on 30m today. On the chart there is a clear distinction between dial
      > frequencies and emitted frequencies, helping you to accurately set the
      > correct frequency and to identify signals as they appear on the
      > waterfall.
      >
      > Prior to posting the chart on my website, I sent a couple of draft
      > versions to a number of the world's "movers and shakers" in digital
      > communication and HF. Several of them responded with very helpful
      > comments, suggestions and corrections, for which I am very grateful.
      >
      > It's been an "interesting" exercise to fit everything in, but I hope you
      > will find the finished chart useful. I think you will be intrigued to
      > see just how much is squeezed into the band, especially above 10.140. In
      > particular, the graphical approach highlights several overlaps between
      > modes, which (to me at least) weren't at all obvious from the tabular
      > frequency listing. I was also unaware of just how many Winlink RMS
      > stations are active: no less than 48 stations on 32 frequencies, mostly
      > above 10.140.
      >
      > The chart is a living document. If you see any errors or omissions, or
      > want to suggest improvements, please email me at g3nrw@...
      >
      > Enjoy the Multi Mode weekend!
      >
      > --
      > 73
      > Ian, G3NRW
      >

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