[AMRadio] TEST


sbjohnston at aol.com sbjohnston at aol.com
Thu Feb 5 13:41:54 EST 2009


>And it's  "Howbouddat Skiplan', skiplan', ya gotta copy, c'mawn?"

It seems strange to me that, on the occasions that I tune a receiver up 
to 11m, I very, very often hear that sort of call, but never hear the 
same people in a conversation with anyone.

Steve WD8DAS

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http://www.wd8das.net/
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ed Sieb <esieb at sympatico.ca>
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service 
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Sent: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 12:34 pm
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] TEST










That's only immediately after the "audio-audio" test.  And it's  
"Howbouddat
Skiplan', skiplan', ya gotta copy, c'mawn?".  No wait, that's only the 
CB AM'ers
that do that.  The CB slawbuckets and freebanders improperly use Q 
signals.
They still use the "audio-audio" test though.

Ed, VA3ES
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fomularace at comcast.net wrote:
I though you were supposed to say "Hello Skipland  skipland the 
motorcity
breaki'n and standing buy!"
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Don k4kyv wrote"
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.  :-)

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