Re: Field Day

Tom Sevart

On Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 08:50 John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:

A person who knows CW might consider using SSB at 5 Watts a lot more
difficult to make a contact than when using CW.  

It certainly was for me during field day.  I had my BitX20a with me, and couldn't make one contact at 10w, but made several contacts using CW at 2W.  However, during an actual emergency I'd rather use SSB than CW, but hopefully in an emergency I wouldn't have to try to break a pileup.

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