[AMRadio] 10 meter AM


Jim Wilhite 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.

73  Jim
W5JO

----- 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


> Mark,
>
> 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.
>
> Mike, K5XU
>
>
>
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