[AMRadio] 10 Meter AM Frequencies


ronnie.hull ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com
Tue Apr 4 14:29:59 EDT 2006


y'all got to remember that when ten is open, 5 watts can work the world. I'm 
reminded of a time years ago when 4 of us here in shreveport were talking on 
ten meters and kept getting interrupted by others. We all turned our drive 
down as far as it would go. I had virtually no deflection from my wattmeter. 
Suddenly, a fellow in Tucson broke in and said "hey I can still hear you 
guys"

LOL


4 years ago when propogation was still decent, I worked 13 european 
countries on ten am with a barefoot ranger.

you just don't need a great deal of power to make good contacts on ten meters

Ronnie - W5SUM 


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From: "TChesek at Epix.Net" <tchesek at epix.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 13:48:12 -0400
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 10 Meter AM Frequencies

> I'm somewhat intrigued with converting a CB radio to 10 meters from 
> the pure technical perspective, but the typical 4 watts AM power 
> leaves a LOT to be desired. Am I missing something here?  I have a 
> Radio Shack HTX-10 that does 7 watts AM but is more respectable on 
> FM and SSB at 25 watts.
> 
> I have a Pace Sidetalk 1000B that I could use but it is a well featured
> radio with built in SWR/power meter, clock/power off timer, noise 
> blanking, and of course SSB. The SSB is what would be attractive for 
> conversion but I hate to butcher a nice radio. On the other hand I 
> have an old JC Penney 23 channel radio or a Realistic TRC-430 40 
> channel radio(not sure if this can be done with a 1 crystal/PLL 
> scheme) that I could use for AM and wouldn't mind diddling with but 
> again, to what end other than the fun of it which is ok in itself I guess?
> 
> Tom K3TVC
> 
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