[AMRadio] AM vs SSB???


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Thu Apr 5 12:42:49 EDT 2007


I would put the $200 aside until a Heath DX-100, 100B, Apache or similar
type plate modulated rig came along. It will be several years before the
solar cycle makes good improvements to the higher HF bands.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Thu, 5 Apr 2007 08:52:28 -0700 "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
writes:
> Ask this question because I have access to a BASKETCASE HW-101. This 
> particular unit has already been used to salvage parts. I have been 
> thinking about rebuilding what's left of it to an AM transmitter 
> using possibly Controled Carrier similar to the DX-60.
> 
> I could possible get this done by the time the solar cycle 
> improves.
> 
> Finding a DX-100 or Apache class transmitter seems out of my reach 
> at this time. But my feeling is I could make the HW-101 conversion 
> for less than $200 and I can do it over a period of time. Like at 
> $50/mo!
> 
> I am a RETIRED SENIOR on FIXED INCOME! Not enough money for hobbies, 
> but LOTS of TIME!
> 
> Bob Macklin
> K5MYJ
> Near Seattle, Wa
> 



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