Please Respect the Frequencies for SSTV and QRP

Discussion in 'General Announcements' started by CT2KFQ, Mar 25, 2020.

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  1. KY1K

    KY1K Ham Member QRZ Page

    I guess it's a good thing there's no SSTV contest then. 7 minutes per contact is probably too long to be interesting for contesters.
     
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  2. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    Actually JASTA runs a month long SSTV contest every year
     
  3. W9EBE

    W9EBE Subscriber QRZ Page

    Interesting.

    BTW, I got a chuckle out of your sig line. hi hi
     
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  4. N5CEY

    N5CEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    You think so? Just look at the ARRL bulletins and code practice and tell me that no one thinks there are no "sacred" frequencies.
     
  5. KE4YMX

    KE4YMX Ham Member QRZ Page

    so if i'm operating on a "QRP Freq" does that mean only QRP OP will respond to me? :)
     
  6. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    No. You could get replies from anyone.
     
  7. N2ZD

    N2ZD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Blah blah blah, everyone should know better. Using a frequency that’s under a gentleman’s agreement for another purpose is just plain ignorance and stupidity.
    I know he’s not right in laying claim to 14.230 etc. but the other moron should know better.
    These are set aside for everyone’s enjoyment and one person being an ignoramus ruins it for everyone. There’s tons of room for everyone, so don’t be a douche as they say. Use your head whether is it’s a rule or an “agreement.”
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2020
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  8. WQ4G

    WQ4G Ham Member QRZ Page

    Very few 'gentlemen' exist these days...

    Unfortunately, most Amateur Radio Operators (people) suffer from MM disease now days... You can usually tell when they have been infected. They have a really hard time following the rules and will usually utter the words MAKE ME when confronted with the rules and agreements.

    If this could be changed Ham Radio, and many other things in life, would be more enjoyable for everyone.

    Dan WQ4G
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2020
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  9. WQ4G

    WQ4G Ham Member QRZ Page

    The crux of the situation is that for SOME people disrespecting others IS their fun.

    Failure to enforce rules or to maintain discipline (including self discipline) leads to demoralization [of your self and others] and penalizes the innocent instead of the guilty.

    Dan WQ4G
     
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  10. N2ZD

    N2ZD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Like I said, for those above my reply who feel entitled to encroach on a gentleman’s agreement, remember that your enjoyment is at stake as well.

    You’re mentality is “me me me??”

    Well, then I can use my Johnson 500 on AM anywhere I want. I can operate sstv anywhere I want. I can tune up (with and ID of course) anywhere I please with my big steel tube amp.

    So learn to work together on this. There’s no reason why you should have to operate on known SSTV frequencies QRP freqs etc.. Unless you’re a selfish ass.

    To even defend or oppose such a practice shows your lack of respect for the hobby/service and childishness and maybe you need a 40 channel radio instead of a ham radio.

    Regards Richy N2ZD
     
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