[AMRadio] 2m AM


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Thu Jul 30 07:45:54 EDT 2009


The best shot for up there is to use 8.100 MHz crystals - there are still a few 
of those around.  (I have maybe 3 or 4 for sale) and they will put you on 145.8 MHz. 

The next common one down is 8.075 MHz which will transmit on 145.35 MHz

Bry, AF4K

From:           	manualman <manualman at juno.com>

> 145.5 to 145.8 mHz  is probably a good place to settle. 144.3 to 144.5
> mHz is the new designated OSCAR subband. Also, there is a "study
> committee" in the making to research and consider developing a plan to
> move the US amateur community to narrowband channel spacing for VHF/UHF.
> I would assume the reference is to FM channels because there's a
> reference that the current band plan uses 15 and 20 kHz FM channels.
> However, it may also be a great opportunity to finally buttonhole  a 2
> meter AM calling frequency if a new 2 meter band plan evolves.
> 
> Pete, wa2cwa
> 
> On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 21:39:50 -0400 "> From:                   jon baker
> <ad5hr1 at yahoo.com>
> > 
> > >   Just got off the ARRL website, the band from 145.500 to
> > >  145.800 is listed as "misc. and experimental modes".
> > >   Seem AM would fit in here? Hmm, a pair of 6146's mod.
> > >  by a pair?? Sounds fun!!
> > >   Speaking of 2 meters, last weekend I built up a balanced-
> > >  line tuner for 144Mhz, fired up the D.C. to Daylight Ricebox,
> > >  and My first QSO was with Raphael(XE2OR) for real DX! 
> > >   I'm talking about loading up the same 80M. loop at 33 feet
> > >  that I use on 75M. A.M.phone! Also talked to several Houston
> > >  area Hams abt. 200 Mi. from here.
> > >   Fire up those old Boatanchors, I'll listen in that band.
> > >      73 es CUL
> > >      de AD5HR
> > >        Jon
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