[AMRadio] Spy radio


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue May 1 17:55:48 EDT 2007


No Rick - it is most uncertain, but one thing is for sure:
Slop bucket SOUNDS a lot cheaper when you hear it 
on the  air, LOL!

> Interesting thought. "...is AM cheaper than SSB?..  Let's see, I have some
> ssb equipment that I paid a considerable amount for.  However, if I were to
> tally up the odds and ends, parts and pieces I have for AM I would say ,
> "no", AM is not by any means cheaper or less expensive than ssb.  One table
> top transceiver and one legal limit amplifier can cover the entire amateur
> spectrum, but it would take a room full of "real radios" to do the same
> thing and that ain't cheap!  The way I see it, this is a great hobby and
> when we stop treating it as such and become concerned with the cost of
> things then we are spending too much money on it.  I personally spend what I
> can afford and that's not much.  If I had gazillions I would spend much more
> on my "hobby" and on other things that matter.  It's all relative.  I don't
> think a comparison between the richest man I the world and a poor old stiff
> like me is quite fair.  Kind of like comparing apples to cow dung!
> 
> Whew... That was a mouthful...  No offense intended to anyone, these are
> just my personal thoughts.
> Rick



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