|[AMRadio] QRP AM and world record?|
w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Mon Mar 7 08:18:17 EST 2005
charles free wrote:
>In reference to the fellow wanting to run QRP AM, I
>seem to recall that years ago there was a contest for
>the longest distance and lowest power used for an AM
>contact. The last I heard, was that an Australian,
>running 500 milliwatts AM on 10 meters was the record
>holder. This was around 1970 or so. Anybody else
>drag anything out of the memory banks on this?
>Charlie, W4MEC in NC
seems far-fetched, but I think Steve/WB5UGT worked from South Texas
to Skohegan, Maine (know anyone up there? ;-)) on a 4-watt xtal controlled
CB walktie-talkie and an extended antenna.
I'm sure Steve worked others on that setup. And, he monitors the list.
73 = Best Regards,
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