[AMRadio] Anti-AM Opinionated Hams


jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Thu Nov 22 17:31:12 EST 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ellen Rugowski" <ellenjoanne2003 at sbcglobal.net>
To: <Jim.Isbell at gmail.com>; "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Anti-AM Opinionated Hams


> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Isbell, W5JAI" <jim.isbell at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Anti-AM Opinionated Hams
>
>
>> On Nov 22, 2007 2:44 PM, Geoff/W5OMR <ars.w5omr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Jim Wilhite wrote:
>>
>> > According to Brian there's around an 'average' of 400 to 500 members, 
>> > at
>> > any one given time.  That means we'd have to have some 100 different
>> > QSO's going on up and down the band, to get everyone in a round table
>> > that has a -maximum- of 5 people per QSO.  More stations than that is
>> > fairly unmanageable.
>>
>> Welllllll, and that is a LOOOOOng Wellllllllllllll, That would assume
>> all the 400 to 500 had the same frequency capabilitys.  My capability
>> is 6 meters only.....I doubt that there are many others on the list.
>>
>> Jim Isbell
>
> Oh I don't know Jim,
>
> I do 6m AM (I have a Yaesu FT-620B for the job),  as does Mark, K3MSB and 
> a
> few others.
>
> 73,
> Ellen - AF9J
>

Evening AM activity is pretty decent in some areas on 50.4. Often several 
Q's going on +/-. I run a Clegg Zeus at 120W out and Interceptor rcvr to a 
HB 8el at 60'. I have a good 100-150 mile range under dead band condx; much 
more to a similiary equipped station.

Carl
KM1H


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