[AMRadio] 18.150 ?


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Wed May 9 12:23:49 EDT 2007


I've been using my 160 M inverted vee on 18 MHz. Loads up fine and seems
to work great. Have worked lots of DX.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Wed, 9 May 2007 07:53:50 -0400 "James M. Walker"
<chejmw at acsu.buffalo.edu> writes:
> Hey Paul,
> Your basic BC-610 will get there either with the proper crystal, or 
> even the
> tuning unit TU-54. I am reasonably sure the RF Plate coil C-449B 
> would 
> handle
> it as well. It is recommended though that you have checked the 
> neutralizing 
> before
> operation, but it could be done.
> 
> Same with the Millen exciter/modulator/amplifier combo, with xtal 
> control.
> 
> As for the dipole, how about a loop, not overly large, and might get 
> better
> coverage in a single region. FWIW
> 
> Jim
> WB2FCN
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "VJB" <wa3vjb at yahoo.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 6:58 AM
> Subject: [AMRadio] 18.150 ?
> 
> 
> >I would like to cut a dipole for 18.150 and see what
> > kind of AM activity we could stir up. The band is
> > lightly loaded most of the time, so there's room for
> > the occasional chat.
> >
> > Anyone else thought of that ?
> >
> > Paul/VJB



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