|[AMRadio] Whic radio might be best on AM?|
rbethman at comcast.net
Sat Mar 1 19:48:13 EST 2008
The TS-930 & TS-930SAT do VERY well on AM. They send TRUE DSB
w/Carrier. They receive AM GREAT!
To transmit AM with it, set carrier to about 20W, turn compression OFF,
and "inch" in the mic gain until you JUST have 100% modulation.
Feed a pair of 3-500Zs. They'll think you are running a BIG RIG.
Bob - N0DGN
Brett Gazdzinski wrote:
> The drake R8 is likely a nice receiver, but may not be ham ready
> with muting and so on. I would look into that.
> They are expensive I think.
> The NRD-525 may be good, I never had one but talk to people who have them
> and they seem to like them.
> The others I dont know anything about, but never had an ssb rig that I
> liked on AM,
> not even the yaesu FT102.
>> Since I trade radios a lot and since the Belton Hamfest is coming
>> soon I am looking at several transceivers to trade for. I am also
>> keeping my TS-B2000 that I use now for everything.
>> The current choices are;
>> A Drake TR-7 This says it simulates AM with a carrier and only the
>> upper side band. That might not sound good
>> A Kenwood Ts-940SAT
>> A Kenwood TS-930S.
>> OR just a receiver and transmit on the 2000 like I do now;
>> A Grundig Satellit 800
>> A Drake R-8
>> A JRC NRD-525
>> A Yaesu FRG-7
>> Any comments on these are appreciated. You can email me off the list
>> if desired. wb5oxq at grandecom.net
>> Thanks, Jim.
Bob Bethman/NØDGN/BC-610/Northern Radio
SP-600 Manassas, VA - MultiBand Dipoles
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