[AMRadio] IARU - VP ARRL contact by WD5BZO

Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Tue Nov 27 15:02:13 EST 2007

Obviously, you don't read all the threads on amfone.net.
See this one, ARRL AM Station, started October 27,2007

The vintage ARRL AM station is up and running fine.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 13:37:01 -0600 Geoff/W5OMR <ars.w5omr at gmail.com>
> I agree with what Van said:
> Peter Markavage wrote:
> > *** The ARRL has recognized AM for years as still a "valid" mode 
> of
> > operation. ... They have a vintage AM station in operation. 
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't some knob-twisting touristing 
> visitor take and put that rig out of commission?
> Why didn't someone from HQ put the AM Station 'back on the air'? (if 
> took an avid AM'er to go there and make adjustments and/or repairs 
> that 
> no one at HQ seemed to know how, or desire to do.)
> Actions speak louder than words, Pete. 
> The simple action of not repairing the AM station at Newington spoke 
> volumes to me.
> -- 
> Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
> is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)
> --
> 73 = Best Regards,
> -Geoff/W5OMR

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