[AMRadio] Re: Getting on the Air - May 2008 QST

Dave Rothermel k9dvl at comcast.net
Mon Apr 21 11:34:02 EDT 2008

I have a Yeasu Ft 847. It has no provision for an AM filter.
On AM, I can not distinguish between 3.880 and 3.885.
That must be the AM transmitter fault. I think most of the problems is
poor designed receivers.

VJB wrote:
> I find it hurtful to the hobby to undercut someone's
> potential interest in learning how to work on their
> own gear, yet that's what this article seems to do.
> Earlier on this reflector, we saw some anonymous
> League person's pronouncement about the footprint a
> wholesome AM signal "should" occupy. The judgment of
> that person was not established through experience or
> a reference to someone who has such experience.
> Both of these examples should help convince people not
> to look to the ARRL to represent our part of the
> hobby. They don't get it, and/or deliberately go out
> of their way to cast us negatively.
> --Paul/VJB
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