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


John Coleman ARS WA5BXO wa5bxo2005 at pctechref.com
Sun Sep 18 22:08:34 EDT 2005


	Well Brian it seems that Western Electric is the culprit, in
1915s or 1920s. It would be impossible to speak directly with any of the
founders as I'm sure they are gone but I wonder if there are folks that
have a BIO on the individuals that worked on the project. 

John, WA5BXO


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Bob Macklin
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 8:54 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur
bands.

Brian comments:

"Hmmmm - I thought SSB was developed by the telephone companies or the
military back in the 1930s, rather than by
AM ham ops.

Maybe I was given wrong information."

SSB was devleoped by AT&T in the 20's for use on the Trans Atlantic
cable.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa.
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