[AMRadio] TEST


Bernie Doran qedconsultants at embarqmail.com
Thu Feb 5 13:19:08 EST 2009


well this is interesting. I have heard the voicing of Auuuudio and actually 
thought it was Spanish for something!  guess this means hello testing 
followed by ID is incorrect, Bernie W8RPW
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] TEST


> Occasionally between the words "audio" you whistle then repeat ad
> infinitum.  Heard a guy on 3.897 this morning doing just that.  Must
> have been on the air for 5 mins.  He never said anything after he
> finished.
>
> Jim/W5JO
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- >
>>> We are not doing tests today, only quizzes to prepare for tests.
>>
>> According to what I have monitored on 75m, the way you are
>> supposed to do
>> tests over the air is to (1) connect the crappiest sounding
>> microphone you
>> can find, (2) put your transmitter in SSB mode, (3) turn your
>> audio up as
>> high as it will go, way past the point of distortion, turn on your
>> leenyar,
>> making sure the blower noise comes  through loudly enough to make
>> the meter
>> read at  least half-scale, then (4) tranmit, yelling into the
>> microphone:
>> "Audio - audio -audio - aaaauuuuuuudio"
>>
>> You can be assured that another SSB op will come back to you and
>> tell you
>> what a good sounding signal you have.  :-)
>>
>>
>> Don k4kyv
>
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