Re: The QRP Band?

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From: H Smith (hbs@crl.com)
Date: Sat Apr 15 1995 - 18:17:59 EDT


On Sat, 15 Apr 1995, W. Daniel, 9V1ZV wrote:

> Hi Gang,
>
> I've always wondered why the QRP activity on this list seems to be
> concentrated on bands other than the 20m? Is there a reason for this? Can
> anyone offer some explanation, or is there something I don't know about that
> makes QRP operation on the 40m more fun?

1. 20 closes down at night?
2. Many of the qrp kits are for 40 mtrs (eg Norcal 40)?
3. Some Hams are into punishment?

>
> 40m here is a heavily QRMed band, by pirates from Indonesia, and in the
> nearby islands, and also by broadcast stations.
>

7040 gets clobbered by the "South of the Border" SSB stations.

14060 gets clobbered by the "Data Droids"

So where do we go?

Smitty, NA5K

Henry Smith (hbs@crl.com)


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