[AMRadio] AM sensibility "value"


bcarling at cfl.rr.com bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed Oct 5 19:32:27 EDT 2005


On 5 Oct 2005 at 12:49, Brian Sherrod wrote:

> I had a FTDX-400 years ago.  Bought it for a song and dance mainly because I thought
> it "looked pretty" <g>.  All that chrome and brushed aluminum...
> 
> When it worked, it did good on SSB, but never got a good report on AM with it.  I had
> all sorts of little problems with the PCB, and finally just parted it out if I
> remember correctly.  I figure they were good rigs when new, however I think the heat
> from the tubes is just too much over time for those PCB's.
> 
> Brian
> w5ami

Yep - probably should have had a fan like they put on some of their 
later rigs.





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