|[AMRadio] Dummy Load|
w5omr at satx.rr.com
Tue May 2 16:32:23 EDT 2006
Todd, KA1KAQ wrote:
> On 5/2/06, W5OMR/Geoff <w5omr at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>> Jim Candela wrote:
>> > I decided to stop when the cops banged on my
>> >door.....That was about 1984...
>> Which would be about 4 years before the Baraccuda ("The engine is IN!")
>> announcement, made over 75m phone, complete with starting and revving
>> engine, with no headers.
> Talk about a '*snap!* to send your overload relay into a seizure.
> Burnt valves! Burnt valves! (o:
Jim's always had GREAT AM Audio from any transmitter he's run.
Listening on 75m at 2:30 in the afternoon, in the winter time in South
Texas meant that he was around 20 ~ 30db / S-9, w/100w, and 400w of
average peak power, 100 miles away.
What was that rig, Jim? Something like a single 4D32 modulated by a
pair of 811's, or something similar? It was stout *and* had plenty of
73 = Best Regards,
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