[AMRadio] Re: AMers should not operate other modes??


jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Feb 1 21:48:03 EST 2008


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
To: "Brett Gazdzinski" <brett.gazdzinski at verizon.net>; "Discussion of AM 
Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 9:18 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: AMers should not operate other modes??


>I have not heard a phone QSO in a long time. All I have heard in the past
> two years is the contest activity. And I don't consider those QSOs.
>
> With the current lack of homebuilding what do phone operators talk about?


Sidebanders

Carl
KM1H

>
> Bob Macklin
> K5MYJ
> Seattle, Wa,
> "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brett Gazdzinski" <brett.gazdzinski at verizon.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 6:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: AMers should not operate other modes??
>
>
>> I dont operate it either, I have nothing to talk about on ssb.
>> I never homebrewed any gear for ssb.
>>
>> I also find it anoying to listen to mostly, although the new icom makes
>> it sound quite good.
>> I learned something tuning around with the rig on ssb, the auto
>> notch works great, and will follow a jammer/carrier all around and notch
> it
>> out
>> without hardly any degridation of the received audio.
>> Not sure what FMing would do, but trying to jam someone on
>> ssb with a carrier is futile with the new rigs.
>>
>> Maybe I should listen around on 40 meters weekend mornings
>> of ssb and see if anyone interesting to talk to is on.
>>
>> I did rtty a long time ago with a model 15, and a vic20 and microlog air
> one
>> card, never did sstv, hate 2 meters and vhf stuff in general.
>> Never did digital or sattelite stuff, moon bounce, etc.
>>
>> I am trying to get back up to speed on CW, and am building a homebrew 
>> tube
>> type
>> cw tranciever, that should be fun.
>> Anyone know where I could get 454 and 456 KHz xtals for my bfo???
>>
>> Brett
>> N2DTS
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "VJB" <wa3vjb at yahoo.com>
>> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:22 PM
>> Subject: [AMRadio] Re: AMers should not operate other modes??
>>
>>
>> > I enjoy being seen as someone who won't run SSB. Of
>> > course I'm not that serious about it, not as if it
>> > would violate religion or something, but there's a
>> > certain comfort I get from authentically representing
>> > AM as a preferred mode and activity in the radio
>> > hobby.
>> >
>> > In order to do that, I devote my available radio time
>> > to AM, and like it that way.
>> >
>> > On the other hand, I have taken part in emergency
>> > communications events (hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and
>> > some Atlantic storms) which are on SSB and involve my
>> > use of a "contemporary" FT101EE.  It's just that none
>> > of my AM friends know about this.
>> >
>> > That's probably a good thing.
>> >
>> > --an unsigned note--
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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>> >
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