[AMRadio] Re: AM recognition in the IARU Band Plan

Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Sat Oct 27 18:51:22 EDT 2007

I have been watching the sales of BoatAnchor AM receivers and transmitters
on ebay. I can't afford them anymore. But 10 years ago you could not give
them away!

But I am still not hearing any AM hear in Puget Sound.

Bob Macklin
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message ----- 
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Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2007 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: AM recognition in the IARU Band Plan

> Don writes:
> > Another point worth bringing up is a reminder that most commercially
> > transceivers, whether US-built or made in Japan, now have the AM mode
> > included, and these radios are used world-wide.
> I keep being surprised how many people are running AM these days.  Not but
> few years ago it was pretty rare to hear an AM QSO on the bands,
> beyond 3885 and 7290.  But there are lots of operators working AM now.
> The other night one of the guys was actually complaining about there being
> too many AMers now.  He was bemoaning the fact that "slopbucket" ops were
> starting to get on AM.  I just smiled...
> Steve WD8DAS
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