[AMRadio] AM on 160m


alsan19420 at hotmail.com alsan19420 at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 5 16:40:42 EDT 2008


My HW-16 still goes well with only 25 watts.

Al Perkins KA1KIX

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From: "Ellen Rugowski" <ellenjoanne2003 at sbcglobal.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 5:42 AM
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AM on 160m

> 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
> shape.
>
> 73,
> 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
>
> <SNIP!>
>
>> 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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