[AMRadio] Re: Artificial Aerial Licence


Joe Crawford crawfish at surfmore.net
Tue Apr 15 17:18:36 EDT 2008


That would have been the time to put a car radio inside as the home 
receiver. IF's were 262.5 kHz(kc in those days):-).Or build a crystal set.
                                              Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barrie Smith" <barrie at centric.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 5:03 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: Artificial Aerial Licence


> When I was a young kid in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, in about 1946, I 
> remember the black Ford sedans, with the loop antennas on the roofs, 
> cruising around the neighborhood listening for the 455 kc IFs of 
> unlicensed radio receivers.
>
> If you had a license for your address, that was okay.  But, if a 455 IF 
> was heard eminating from an address that was not licensed, there would be 
> a knock on your door, and a summons would be written.
>
> 73, Barrie, W7ALW
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