[AMRadio] Low Power AM?


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Sun Nov 23 15:46:46 EST 2008


Why would RTTY operation be any different then AM operation? And with
rigs like the Viking II, DX-100, Apache, etc., you can probably key down
for many many minutes. i.e. "old buzzard transmission" which are quite
common.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Sun, 23 Nov 2008 15:14:09 -0500 rbethman <rbethman at comcast.net>
writes:
> George,
> 
> Good question!  There is NO mention of RTTY operation ANYWHERE in 
> the 
> Apache Manual.
> 
> I'm also not sure how you can safely reduce the power out put 
> following 
> the tuning procedures, WITHOUT doing some damage to some components.
> 
> It does just fine on AM and CW.  Mixed results on SSB with the 
> SB-10.
> 
> Bob - N0DGN
> 
> George Brand wrote:
> > speaking of the DX series, at reduced power whats the max key down 
> time say
> > with rtty on these or other rigs like the DX-100 or Apaches??
> >
> > George WA8SCO
> >   
> 
> -- 
> Bob - NØDGN


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