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  • biker51ferg
    ... Ray: Thanks for the reply. Will probably be doing all of the suggested...hope to make a contact with you...thanks...Steve/N4PKJ
    Message 1 of 2 , May 11, 2005
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      --- In ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com, ray@s... wrote:
      > > 1. What Frequencies to use?
      > > From: "biker51ferg" <biker51ferg@y...>
      > > Hey Gang...this is a prenotice and an inquiry. Will be operating from
      > > a scout camporee in WV this weekend. I will do a formal notice in a
      > > day or two. What would be good frequencies (+ or -) to operate from?
      > > Will probably try and use 40 meters, 20 meters, and 15 if open. I
      > > will give times and call, frequencies after I check this tomorrow.
      > > This is just a query...thanks...Steve/N4PKJ
      > >
      Ray: Thanks for the reply. Will probably be doing all of the
      suggested...hope to make a contact with you...thanks...Steve/N4PKJ


      > It kinda depends if you have scheds or plan to
      > call CQ, or search and pounce.
      >
      > If you are calling CQ, use the JOTA freqs as suggested
      > earlier. If you are setting up scheds, that works too.
      >
      > Most of the time when I am demonstrating HF, I find
      > search and pounce to be the best... and I do that
      > on whatever HF band(s) are open.... and what is
      > going on. During a contest, I may show the contrast
      > between 20m and 18m... some of the boys like
      > the contest idea and want to try.... some will like
      > the ragchew.
      >
      > Sitting and calling CQ is rarely enough entertainment
      > to hold their interest in my experience.
      >
      > Good Luck!
      >
      > Ray Sirois N1RY
      > WJ0TA Club in Maine
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