RE: [BPQ32] Re: The 30m Band Utilization Chart -- 2 June 2011
10.146690 Sorry for typos…
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:
> May be I missed something but isn't 146.6690 VHF? Or is the decimal wrong
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> 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
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> 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:
> 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
> 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!
> Ian, G3NRW