[AMRadio] 7285Kc tomorrow/Saturday


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Fri Jan 6 07:54:11 EST 2006


Good suggestion Paul.
I use 7285 a lot anyway.
7290 does get crowded.

See you on AM tomorrow!

Thanks - Brian, AF4K

On 6 Jan 2006 at 4:19, VJB wrote:

> 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
> me.
> Paul/VJB
> Annapolis
> 
> 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
> Florida
> 
> 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
> at 
> present.
> 
> 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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