[AMRadio] Do I Remember??


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Sat Oct 27 16:41:19 EDT 2007


In this period AM was the predominant phone mode period. SSB was the new kid
on the block. And most of us were receiving SSB on normal (non-SSB)
recievers by tweaking the BFO.

Now they make SSB rigs with a "CLARIFER". I guse that is just an adjustble
BFO!

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Markavage" <manualman at juno.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Cc: <boatanchors at mailman.qth.net>; <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>
Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2007 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Do I Remember??


> That was during the largest recorded sunspot cycle. Guys on 6 meters were
> working all over the country and even worldwide although there weren't
> that many countries that had lots of 6 meter privileges. AM was still the
> predominant mode on 6 although there were a few that were dabbling in
> DSB. This period, and 6 meters, is what sparked my interest in amateur
> radio.
>
> Pete, wa2cwa
>
> On Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:02:09 -0700 "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
> writes:
> > Do I remember correctly.
> >
> > During the HOT TIME in 1957/58 people in the States were working
> > Austraila on 10M with low power transmitter. gennerally 25w or
> > less.
> >
> > That was also the period of the first Class D CB service. And even
> > CBers were working Austrailia on 5W.
> >
> > At that time 10M was a common mobile band so lower power transmitter
> > were also common.
> >
> > Do I remember that in that peroiod that high power transmitters were
> > not common on 15M and 10M. Remember, those were the days before the
> > high power linears that became popular in the 60's.
> >
> > Bob Macklin
> > K5MYJ
> > Seattle, Wa,
> > "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
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