[AMRadio] Getting started


Joe Crawford crawfish at surfmore.net
Mon Feb 23 19:39:01 EST 2009


Drake 2-A is another great AM receiver. It has bandwidth of 2.4 and 4.8 kHz. 
The 2-B only goes up to 3.6 kHz. Of course, my R-390-A goes up to 6 kHz.
                                                                        Joe 
W4AAB

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernie Doran" <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Getting started


>I have been using a Drake R4, it could be a little wider(4.8KC), but for
> $200 it is a great little rx. Bernie W8RPW.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <kc0hfl at cox.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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> Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Getting started
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>
>>
>>  Okay maybe I should have been a little more specific up to 300/350
>> dollars for a receiver that would be my range I guess. I have looked at a
>> few Hammurlunds and Hallicrafters that look interesting like the HQ
>> 110,150,170 and I bought a SX-99 real cheap from a local Ham I hope to
>> check it out soon.
>>
>> 73,Bob
>> ---- Bob Macklin <macklinbob at msn.com> wrote:
>>> Define "without going broke".
>>>
>>> Any Hallicrafters is stable enough for AM. So are the low end National
>>> receivers.
>>>
>>> Do you want a ham band only or a General Coverage receiver?
>>>
>>> Bob Macklin
>>> K5MYJ
>>> Kent (Seattle), Wa,
>>> "Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Robert Perdue" <kc0hfl at cox.net>
>>> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>> Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 10:51 AM
>>> Subject: [AMRadio] Getting started
>>>
>>>
>>> > Hello I am in the process of setting up an AM station here in the 
>>> > shack
>>> > I
>>> have a Viking Ranger for the TX but picking a receiver has been a chore
>>> can
>>> anyone give me some suggestions? I want a good receiver without going
>>> broke.
>>> >
>>> > 73,Bob kc0hfl
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