|[AMRadio] 10 meter AM|
Mike Duke, K5XU
k5xu at jam.rr.com
Wed Nov 3 18:25:11 EST 2004
Don't let the low power of the cb rigs discourage you. Get one going on 29.0
or above up to 29.1, and keep trying for contacts.
I have had 2 different converted rigs, one old Radio Shack 23 channel ssb/am
unit in the late 70s with which I worked almost all states and many
countries with a dipole. The other is an 40 channel am only Sharp unit from
about 1980. I still have it, and it works very well. It tunes from 28.965 -
29.405, using the standard cb channel spacing.
Someday I will get ambitious and add at least one extra crystal so that I
can park it on 29.0 for monitoring purposes.
I also have an old Viking Messenger, but it needs lots of work.
Unfortunately, it was the cb model, not the original one for 10 meters.
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