|[AMRadio] Friday evening -- Pacific AM 3825|
manualman at juno.com
Fri Jul 29 10:16:04 EDT 2005
Given that the 897 is rated up to 100 watts on SSB, the best you can do
on AM is a 25 watt carrier.
On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 09:05:30 -0400 "John A. Lorenc" <jalorenc at rogers.com>
> Hey Paul and everyone else on the reflector,
> A few people have asked about my setup (I think) and so here it
> Sad to say, I don't have any vintage equipment yet (aside from a
> heathkit receiver), but for AM I'm using a Yaesu FT-897 pumping 100W
> (usually) into a Hustler 6 Band vertical buried in the ground
> the house. I'm studying to get my Advanced class license here in
> Canada though, since it is my ambition to build a homebrew kilowatt
> AM (though I know this requires a great deal of knowledge and time,
> I'll get there!). I'd also like to restore some vintage radio
> in the future.
> Hope to hear you on the air waves,
> VJB wrote:
> >For the VA3 -- and others --
> >There's a California and pacific NW group that fires
> >up on 3825Kc tonight, Friday, at 0200 GMT, 7P pacific
> >time or 10P eastern.
> >I've had several nice coast-to-coast AM chats with
> >them when the static is soft, maybe not tonight, but
> >keep it in mind too.
> >Hope to work you soon, what's your setup?
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