[AMRadio] Wealth of help

Alan Beck abeck at xplornet.com
Sun Jan 28 19:02:54 EST 2007

Right now I want to do the audio mods to my DX-60.

I cannot find a clean schematic for that rig.

I want to have it original size.

I am running a complete HF station from HeathKit.



Rbethman wrote:
> Hey Gang!
> I'm 56 years young, (Except when I first try to crawl out of bed!  - Ret
> Mil Spec Ops type <g>), and eligible for QCWA.
> I've built Heathkits, started AM with an HT-37/SX-101A in 1981/2.  What
> a steal it was!  The club I belonged to had this pair in the Emerg Comm
> Ctr for the city.  So they auctioned it off at a club mtg.  The pair was
> replaced by a TS-520.
> So what kind of mentors are you hunting for?
> What are you looking at putting on the air?
> What questions do y'all have?
> There are PLENTY of us that will help find your way through the dark AND
> answer your questions WITHOUT criticism!
> Bob - N0DGN
> Stevan A. White wrote:
>> I am a "new" AMer myself but I have been a broadcast engineer for 
>> over 25 years.  I'm 49 but NOT eligible for QCWA.  I sure wish I 
>> was.  I was discouraged from becoming a ham when I was in high school 
>> but the desire never left me.  After getting past the hurdles of 
>> getting married, buying a house, and having kids, I finally took the 
>> plunge and I'm having a blast!
>> Just try to overlook the soreheads and the critics.  There's a lot of 
>> 'em out there but I've found out that there are even more who are 
>> willing to encourage you and make this quite an enjoyable hobby.  If 
>> I can help in any way, don't hesitate to ask.  Most everything I work 
>> with is far bigger than most ham gear but I've found that the 
>> electrons don't know the difference so they act the same whether in a 
>> BIG radio or a little radio.  :-)
>> Several of us in Amarillo, Texas are thinking of forming the AMAAMA 
>> -- AMArillo AMers Association.  I don't know where you are but if 
>> there's enough of you, you might consider the same; or, just get a 
>> bunch together on the air.  Maybe the fever will spread!
>> Happy Hamming & 73, Steve White, W5SAW
>> Alan Beck wrote:
>>> I read emails in this forum that are more about hurting peoples 
>>> feelings than helping budding young AMers such as me (45 yrs old and 
>>> eligable for QCWA).
>>> I want mentors. Alan VY2WU

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