[AMRadio] CB Conversion to 15 Meters Anyone?


crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Wed Apr 5 22:43:02 EDT 2006


You could add capacitance across the coils and MAYBE get to 21.3-21.45 mHz.
                              Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Miller WB5OXQ" <wb5oxq at grandecom.net>
To: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at jam.rr.com>; "Discussion of AM Radio"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] CB Conversion to 15 Meters Anyone?


> That is probably more than the coils could re tune to.  Raising the freq
you
> remove turn from coil if needed but going down would require more turns
per
> coil and that would be very hard to do.  Besides moving cb to 10 is only
1+
> MHZ.  Easy to do and realign.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at jam.rr.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 10:24 PM
> Subject: [AMRadio] CB Conversion to 15 Meters Anyone?
>
>
> > In my junkbox, I have an old Johnson Messenger. This is the Messenger
that
> > was born on the citizens band, not the one originally built for 10
meters.
> > I
> > have encountered a few people who have converted these units, but they
are
> > limited to a crystal controled receiver along with the transmitter. What
> > I'd
> > really like to do with mine is convert it down to 15 meters. Has anyone
> > ever
> > done such a thing with any cb model?
> >
> > If so, I'd like to know about it.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Mike Duke, K5XU
> > American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
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