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Old 17th March 2011, 18:35
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Originally Posted by Gareth Jones View Post
Quite right - I heard somewhere that amateurs wanted to use it - nothing against amateurs, but it didn't seem right to me.
In its day it was the most important maritime frequency and it would be denigrating to use it for chit-chat. (even though, in distant parts, some of us well may have!).
They would have kept it as a Morse frequency though.
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