[AMRadio] AM Specialty Page now on the ARRL Web Site


David Knepper cra at floodcity.net
Mon Jun 21 15:46:27 EDT 2004


Thanks, Pete.  If it weren't for Electric Radio keeping AM alive, where
would any of us be?

You, too, are to be complimented for supplying the AM community with high
quality manuals for our boatanchors.


Dave, W3ST
Publisher of the Collins Journal
Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
www.collinsra.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Markavage" <manualman at juno.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 2:32 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] AM Specialty Page now on the ARRL Web Site


> Dave and all:
>
> You asked, and as of today, Monday, 6/21, a new "AM Specialty Page" now
> exists on the ARRL Web Site. Check it out.
> http://www.arrl.org/tis/info/am.html
>
> Everything you ever wanted to know about AM but were afraid to ask. AM is
> moving forward. An AM Class E transmitter article is also in the works
> and should be appearing in QST very shortly.
>
> Pete, WA2CWA
>
>
> On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 07:01:04 -0300 "David Knepper" <cra at floodcity.net>
> writes:
> > Thanks, Brian for getting back to me.
> >
> > Any idea when "they" might be operating the station?  Or, is this
> > more or
> > less a static display?  I assume that if a visitor wants to get on
> > AM, then,
> > the equipment is operational.  Kind of sporadic operation, I would
> > suppose.
> >
> > Great job and keep up the good work.
> >
> > Oh, by the way, has anyone ever thought about the development of an
> > informational brochure on AM.  Such a handout could be extremely
> > beneficial
> > our hobby.  These brochures could be conspicuously placed at W1AW,
> > etc.  I
> > just bet that many new aspiring hams are not acquainted with the
> > mode.  Just
> > maybe ARRL would oversee the project!!
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > Dave, W3ST
> > Publisher of the Collins Journal
> > Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
> > www.collinsra.com
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 6:29 AM
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AM back on the air at - W1AW !
> >
> >
> > > 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
> > > time.
> > >
> > > 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
> > > > www.collinsra.com
> > > > ----- 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
> > > > >
> >
>
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