[AMRadio] 10 Meter AM Lives!


Jim Miller WB5OXQ in Waco wb5oxq at grandecom.net
Mon Jan 26 22:38:08 EST 2009


I just got home and tried 29 but I figured it is way too late at night.  I 
called CQ a few times at 25 watts and did not raise anyone.  I was not in 
the mood to wait for the 3CX800s to warm up and retune the amp for 10M so I 
returned to 160.
WB5OXQ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark K3MSB" <mark.k3msb at gmail.com>
To: "Mike Duke, K5XU" <k5xu at comcast.net>; "Discussion of AM Radio in the 
Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 7:42 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 10 Meter AM Lives!


> Just went to 29.0;  nothing heard, and no replies to my CQ (tried NW
> and SW).... I'll keep the radio on fer a while...
>
> Mark K3MSB
>
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:29 PM, Mike Duke, K5XU <k5xu at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I just completed a 10 minute QSO with Harry, W0LS, north of Minneapolis, 
>> on
>> 29.0.
>>
>> He was running a Flex Radio into an Alpha, and was pounding into 
>> Mississippi
>> despite the ever-present QSB that happens during Sporadic E.
>>
>> He told me that he had been calling CQ for a half hour before I answered
>> him, and that I was the first AM signal he had heard on 10 this evening.
>>
>> So, if you don't want to crank up the boat anchors, then dust off the
>> transistors, punch the AM button, and make some noise on or near 29.0.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Mike Duke, K5XU
>> American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
>>
>>
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