Band Plan Ignorance

Discussion in 'On-Air Operations - Q&A' started by WW2WW, Jun 17, 2019.

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  1. WW2WW

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    With all the band plan information out on the net it appears that 146.475 is a simplex frequency but there are some special frequencies that are coordinated as repeaters and most are an odd split. Like 146.46 Brick NJ 146.49 KQ2H NY and 146.475 Norwalk. All 1 meg splits. Before you think you go screaming at someone I would look for the band plans published by the ARRL.
  2. K6CLS

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    The ARRL and other bond plans are just suggestions, not law; different regions organize their band resources differently, I wish they wiud not do that.
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  3. W5LZ

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    The ARRL's bandplan is only a suggestion, not everyone pays attention to the ARRL so not knowing their bandplan isn't that big-a-deal. Sorry 'bout that.
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  4. K8JD

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    Repeaters should conform to the state organization that coordinated the repeater channels. Otherwise there would be chaos and QRM between repeaters.
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  5. W7DCM

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    I honestly thought before clicking this thread, that this would be about HF.

    'nuff said.
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  6. WA9SVD

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    Some operator are ignorant of the band plans; some simply ignore band plans. There IS a difference.

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