|[AMRadio] 7.185 +/-|
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ke5fkf at aol.com
Thu Dec 3 22:47:24 EST 2009
hi todd, i dont know about the rest of them, but ive got my old 32v2 tuned up on 7175 for 5:00 in the morning. hope to here ya 73s
From: VJB <wa3vjb at yahoo.com>
To: AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
Sent: Thu, Dec 3, 2009 7:39 pm
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 7.185 +/-
Good that you're trying to establish some AM action "down low" on 40m. i have
o wonder about the time of day though. Have you done any listening in your
arget area where other AM stations might receive you ?
I recommend checking reception on a tuneable, streaming audio HF website called
You can key up, call CQ, and immediately know whether and how strong you would
e heard by a station in the region where the internet-based receiver is
I have found this resource very valuable in determining whether band supports
ropagation anywhere !!! let alone to area where specific AM stations are
It also may prove important as you check your 80meter antenna performance, and
s you refine any audio shortcomings you may have. I wouldn't sweat the audio
art of it for now, compared to getting on the air, but sure, you would want to
Here's a screen shot, with audio, of how I heard my own station as I called CQ
ecently. I went from camera mic audio to direct-coupled audio from the
omputer's sound card. The quality is adequate to reveal any problems.
I was running a 1946 Collins 300-G, retired as the original transmitter of WUST
n Washington, DC.
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