[AMRadio] 7285Kc tomorrow/Saturday

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Fri Jan 6 07:19:15 EST 2006

Bry, Gary, Craig,
If you are planning to get on by 9AM or so, Eastern
time, why not grab 7283 or 7285Kc instead of higher
up? This allows two AM QSOs to establish with enough
elbow room to stay enjoyable.  It's tough for some of
us between the AM nests of the Midwest and Northeast
to carve out a conversation when it's all on 7290Kc,
and 7295 is a leetle too close to the brick wall for

Message: 2
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 17:29:50 -0500
From: "Brian Carling" <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
Subject: [AMRadio] Amplitude Modulation in Central

Hey Gary and other AM ops...
Yeah, I will plan to be on 40m AM this Saturday Gary.
Probably much of the day unless they drag me away!

Maybe some of the other guys will join us too!

I want to get some audio comments on my DX60 signal
since I don't have a decent mod. monitoring scope here

73 - AF4K, Bry

On 5 Jan 2006 at 14:52, Gary Johanson WD4NKA wrote:

> 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

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