|[AMRadio] 10 Meter AM Frequencies|
k4kyv at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 5 16:50:47 EDT 2006
>From: "TChesek at Epix.Net" <tchesek at epix.net>
>I'm somewhat intrigued with converting a CB radio to 10 meters from the
>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
>7 watts AM but is more respectable on FM and SSB at 25 watts.
I have one of those too, but have probably used it a dozen times in the past
5 years or so. When on 10m I much prefer my Eico 720 with modified 730
modulator, with the rig excited by a 40m DDS VFO. Sounds much better and
puts out a bigger signal.
The 7 watts on AM wouldn't be bad when 10m is open. But the thing has
terrible audio. I looked at the schematic and couldn't figure out how to
modify the audio so it wouldn't be so tin-can sounding. Has anyone else
figured out how to do this?
Of course you could always run a "leenyar" to boost the power.
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