[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
http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=12457.0

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>
writes:
> 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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