[AMRadio] AM IARU Region 2 Bandplan

Bernie Doran qedconsultants at embarqmail.com
Mon Mar 8 17:28:04 EST 2010

mine goes out to about 4.5 kc, the S and F will stretch out to 7 kc, I have 
no intention of changing it, I look for an area 10 or more wide and then sit 
in the middle, if I can not find one I do not operate. in spite of that ssb 
will still move 2-3 kc away and then bitch!!  should we all just run CW or 
PSK. look for me around 3.7 Bernie
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From: "rbethman" <rbethman at comcast.net>
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Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] AM IARU Region 2 Bandplan

> I've read it time and time again!
> AM DSB is A3E without question.
> As the discussion I've been having off-list, I'll simply say that *IF*
> someone can REALLY pick up the fact that BC-610s and T-213s are running
> an extra 100cps on each sideband, then so be it.
> It has been running that way for around nine years at my QTH.  I'm not
> going to go through and start rebuilding the transmitter's audio chain
> to "trim" 100cps.
> I have enough of a time keeping the BEASTs reined in at 1500W PEP.  If I
> set the microphone resting current at the specified in the TM at 40ma,
> the darn thing WILL hit 2500W PEP.
> It's no different than running a commercial 1KW radio.  One has to watch
> carefully.  The FULL 1KW modulated at 100% will go over the specified
> power levels.
> I'm not going to try and find some obscure method, nor hack up a
> perfectly good transmitter to trim 100cps.
> Now, how many Johnson Invader 2000s are out there?
> I know of several!
> Bob - N0DGN
>> Try reading Part 97! It says not to use more bandwidth than necessary. 
>> And
>> 6KC is all that is necessary for AM. We are not supposed to be pretending 
>> we
>> are AMBC station. I know some people try.
>> I just went through Part 97. There is no differentiation between AM and 
>> SSB.
>> It just uses the word PHONE. As far as I know both AM and SSB are A3E
>> modulation.
>> Bob Macklin
>> K5MYJ
>> Seattle, Wa.
>> "Real Radios Glow In The Dark"
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