[AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur bands.


k0ng at inebraska.com k0ng at inebraska.com
Sun Sep 18 19:52:59 EDT 2005


Good one Dave ! I like some of the wideband sound but without a compandor or a
carrier, it just aint the same nor will it ever be AM. AM is AM.
73 DE Charlie, K0NG.

Quoting Dave Harmon <K6XYZ at valornet.com>:

> Probably because they want more spectrum to run their wideband SSB rigs
> that they think sounds as good as AM.
>
> Regards
>
> Dave Harmon
> NSRCA 586
> K6XYZ[at]valornet[dot]com
> Broken Arrow, Ok.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Mark Cobbeldick
> [KB4CVN]
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 12:10 PM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: [AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur bands.
>
> Having only been active on AM mode for just two short years, I consider
> myself to still be a newbie, still not understanding the zeal and
> fervor by some in the amateur community to eliminate or totally outlaw
> the use of AM mode transmissions in the MF/HF amateur bands in the USA.
>
>
> ...As quoted by one person "like using spark-gap".
>
> I look at AM communications as just one of the earlier modes, something
> to be preserved, not cast aside.
>
> Could someone more familiar with the issue please give me a better
> understanding of why these people are so intent to get rid of this
> mode?
>
>
> 73,
> Mark Cobbeldick, KB4CVN
> Monroe, VA
>
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