[AMRadio] Low Power AM?


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Sun Nov 23 15:51:20 EST 2008


Pete - I wholeheartedly agree, EXCEPT that MANY RTTY transmissions are 
are images.  Those CAN be very long - way beyond "old buzzard 
transmissions".  Hence my surmise that reducing drive would be the 
wisest method.

Bob - N0DGN

Peter Markavage wrote:
> 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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