|[AMRadio] 10 meter AM|
w5jo at brightok.net
Wed Nov 3 19:54:15 EST 2004
No one has really mentioned 29.1 to 29.2. I have had many contacts there
and below 29.0. Use the band completely.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at jam.rr.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 10 meter AM
> Don't let the low power of the cb rigs discourage you. Get one going on
> or above up to 29.1, and keep trying for contacts.
> I have had 2 different converted rigs, one old Radio Shack 23 channel
> 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
> 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.
> Mike, K5XU
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