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country, the commercial t410-code'n is used. This does provide for quicker QSOX but this aspect of operation has not been used to any extent in the New York City area as well as many others, "CQ" is never heard on FM, since there is just no need for it. All stations are on frequency, so no long call is needed.
You might simply say, "This is WB2AEB monitoring nine-four/ and that's it. If anybody wants to gab, they'll answer. Since the channels are well known, when referring to them you simply say the numbers to the right of the decimal point. Thus when you refer to 146.94 mhz you say "nine-four." When referring to 52.525 mhz you say "five-two-five."
Even where six-meters AM may reign king, two-meters is often where the FM ham stays. On a national scale, two-meters is also the most popular channelized FM band. 146.94 is the national two-meter frequency with other side channels such as 146.76. The national 6-metei frequency is 52.525 mhz. There is also a national ten-meter frequency and this is 29.6 mhz. There are about 300 hams on this frequency and more are joining every day. This band is popular because the skip comes in more often than the VHF bands. To get on ten-meters FM, you simply tune the rig down to 29.6 mhz instead of 52.525 mhz. The low-band rigs tune from 25 to 50 mhz often with few modifications.
As for UHF, the % meter band is popular for your own "secret" repeater. To the FM'er, six-meters is called "low-band," two-meters is called "high-band," while the % meter band is called "450" or simply
As you can see, FM is different.
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