|[AMRadio] Contest signal reports|
ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 13:35:36 EDT 2007
Rick Brashear wrote:
> Bravo, Don! When I ask for a signal report I want honesty. How else will
> we know how we sound? If I have a hum, click, chirp or anything else I want
> to know about it. Unfortunately, I have peeved more than one contact by
> giving honest reports. If they don't want to know the truth, they shouldn't
> ask me. I think it's a courtesy to our fellow operators to be honest.
Sometimes that don't work, though. When stations 10kc and 500miles away
are interferring with my conversation and I say something about, I'm
told that my receiver is junk and that I need better equipment.
uh... yeah - ok. When the offending station is with the 3.5kc
selectivity of my receiver, from 10kc away, I somehow don't think it's
-my- equipment that needs to be looked at.
Speaking of which;
attn: Bob Peters/W1PE... you might tell Mason he was that broad this
morning. I'm sure it was just a function of of tooooooo much audio to
the negative, cutting off the carrier, and splattering up and down the band.
Driving your AM Rig without a scope,
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)
73 = Best Regards,
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