[AMRadio] AM on 160m

Ellen Rugowski ellenjoanne2003 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 5 06:42:38 EDT 2008

Hi Ken,

Yes, very much so, due to their lower noise levels (especially in the spring
and summer, when thunderstorms are more prevalent in the US).  I've had good
success with 20W of carrier power or less, on 10M, when the band is in good

Ellen - AF9J

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Zuercher" <hepcatrevival at yahoo.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 10:59 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AM on 160m


> I have a Heath DX-40 which is more
> than enough for any cw contact but I haven't done more
> than test on AM. Do you think the higher bands will go
> with the lower power on AM?
> Thanks for the advice in advance!
> Ken KC8QO

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