|[AMRadio] Re: [FLBOATANCHORS] Re: Amplitude Modulation|
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Thu Jan 5 17:31:14 EST 2006
Great Ed - we can gauge a little better what is the best time of day
for the short-skip propagation on 40m between Sarasota-Bradenton
over here into Orlando/Central Florida.
See you on AM soon!
Heath DX60 at the ready!
On 5 Jan 2006 at 8:15, Ed Purvis wrote:
> I hope and plan to be on Saturday.
> Ed Purvis WA4NJY
> Valiant II and SX-25
> --- Gary Johanson <wd4nka at aol.com> wrote:
> > --- In FLBOATANCHORS at yahoogroups.com, "Brian
> > Carling" <bcarling at c...>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Great Jim - WELCOME to Florida Boatanchors!
> > **** Let me second that welcome, Jim.
> > Wonder if anyone plans to do some AM this saturday?
> > I have a pretty
> > mapped-out day, but i will be in and out of the
> > shack. I will most
> > likely be on around 7 - 9am in the 7290 area, AM
> > mode, provided there
> > is room. If not, i'll be pounding brass on 7050 or
> > 7030. I had some
> > time last night around midnight to call CQ AM on
> > either side of VOA's
> > big booming signal, but had to run with all the
> > filters up, which may
> > have limited my ability to hear any returns that
> > were off a couple
> > kc. Normally after i place a call, i try to tune
> > around for folks
> > that might be xtal bound. I don't always expect to
> > hear a response on
> > the frequency i call on . . . shades of yesteryear!
> > So if you hear
> > me on 7292, and you only have an xtal for 7290 or
> > 95, try to respond
> > anyway.
> > I will also try to get on around the noon hour,
> > which might be
> > actually better around my place for AM operation on
> > 40m. Bry, i
> > still wanna hear that DX-60! Try and get that
> > SX101's ears a-going!
> > I'll venture you will get better AM fidelity out of
> > it than the newer
> > receivers, even if the sensitivity is a bit low at
> > this time.
> > gary // wd4nka
> Ed Purvis WA4NJY
> Amateur radio since
> 1963, tube-type most
> of the time.
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