|[AMRadio] New group on Yahoo Groups - For Commercial Broadcast
M. K. Hess
mkhess at frontiernet.net
Wed Jul 30 07:07:07 EDT 2008
Just wanted to let everyone know about a new "specialized" group/mailserv on
Called : bcast_xmtr_4ham
To join go to : http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bcast_xmtr_4ham/join
This group is for the discussion of commercial broadcast transmitter use in
the ham bands,
with emphasis on acquisition, restoration, modification, and general use.
"hints & kinks" for various transmitters, where to find parts,
transmitters and parts, operating practices, and general nostalgic
I recently purchased a Gates BC-1H for restoration and conversion to
160M AM. I discovered a few things:
1. There's a lot of knowledge out there, but you have to hunt for it.
2. There's a lot of interest
3. Finding parts is not too easy.
4. there's not much discussion of the operation of these units on our
bands, or general discussion of, or experiences with the units being
25 years ago I was an assistant chief, and on-air announcer for
several commercial stations in South Central PA. since then I've
always been interested in 160M, AM mode of transmission, owning my
own commercial rig, quality audio on the ham bands, and similar
Hopefully all of us who share these interests can come together here,
and trade notes, help each other, and generally discuss this aspect
of the hobby. Feel free to join the group and enjoy the fellowship.
Regards to all!
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