|[AMRadio] AM back on the air at - W1AW !|
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Mon Jun 21 05:29:34 EDT 2004
That's a good question. Hopefully some ham got it and puts it to use.
There is a lot of old AM equipment languishing in barns and attics.
I expect a lot of it was hauled to the garbage, sad to say.
I once got a discarded Globe King 400 from a barn in Tennessee
back when I lived there. I think you just have to be in the right place at the right
On 20 Jun 2004 at 9:30, David Knepper wrote:
> Brian, I do hope that the CRA's flagship station, W3CRA, at the
> Collins Radio Center, can work the AM station at W1AW.
> Congratulations to all that made it possible.
> Did anyone ask where all that wonderfully constructed homebrew AM
> equipment ever went to that W1AW used to use?
> Thank you.
> Dave, W3ST
> Publisher of the Collins Journal
> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; <DCBOATANCHORS at topica.com>;
> <flboatanchors at yahoogroups.com>; <samrc at mail.wdavis.net>
> Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 9:15 AM
> Subject: [AMRadio] AM back on the air at - W1AW !
> > Here is some good news for all AM ops from Larry Szendrei, NE1S:
> > (FWD)
> > Yep, Bruce & I went down together Thursday nite so we could
> > be at ARRL HQ bright and early Friday morning for the festivities. I
> > have to tell you everyone at the League was most hospitable and bent
> > over backwards to help us and make us feel welcome. Ed Hare, W1RFI
> > personally took about 18 of us to lunch on Friday (on his own tab,
> > not the Leagues, even!). Most of us got a chance to operate the
> > "new" AM station. We were on 75M and 40M. Bruce and I got home to
> > Maine about midnite last nite, but I guess Larry (the OTHER Larry,
> > W9AMR), Jeff (KA9TOC), and the OTHER Jeff (AA9CJ) were still in town
> > this morning and did some more operating.
> > Had a great time; sure glad we went. It's a memory I'll cherish
> > forever.
> > 73,
> > -Larry/NE1S
> > john wrote:
> > > Too cool!
> > http://brucehowes.com/am_returns_to_w1aw.htm
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