[AMRadio] Frequency Question


Ellen Rugowski ellenjoanne2003 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 12 19:11:01 EDT 2007


Hi Jim,

So far no troubles.  Besides, other than my landlady, nobody else knows I'm
operating a ham station (I don't want to deal with the nonsense I dealt with
at the University of Wisconsin in the 80s, when the Cryogenics lab blamed us
[W9YT- the ham club station] for every little glitch in their electronics
sensors [even when we weren't on the air they "just knew it was us" causing
the problems]).  So, I operate stealth.

An SB-200 for some oomph - hmmm that's a good idea.  I wish I'd thought
about that. Thanks!  I'll keep an eye out for one as a "just in case I need
to use it", in the ususal places (swapfests, ePay, etc.).  As of now it'll
be a work in progress (I hit a major cycle of bills, and money is tight at
the moment).

73,
Ellen - AF9J

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Frequency Question


> Well Ellen, I have had that award for many years, back in the early 70s
> it was.  Most were nice about it and we cleared the problems.  Others
> were not so nice and I ignored them as much as possible.
>
> If you are having troubles with a Scout then a 200 watt amp won't do
> much more than widen the circle a bit.  I say go for it and deal with
> the troubles as they occur.
>
> As for an amp, look for a Heath SB 200.  Runs real well at the 150 watt
> level and is Class B.  They can be had for reasonable bucks and there is
> no issue of having to find a chassis, case and all the parts.
>
> Jim/W5JO
>
>
>
>
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> >  It's kind of hard to do, with me living in an apartment.
>
>  But, I have concerns about amp usage, earning me the "Worked All
> Neighbors" award for my apartment building.
> >
> >  73,
> >  Ellen - AF9J
>
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