[AMRadio] Trouble brewing in the AM Window (or "Ghetto" if you prefer)

Steve WA1QIX wa1qix at piesky.com
Tue Dec 10 18:47:45 EST 2013

Hmm.. I have noticed some increased interference, but haven't been on 
enough to notice the pattern.  I'll be more mindful of it going forward.


Steve WA1QIX

At 01:56 PM 12/10/2013, Donald Chester wrote:
>Looks like the SSB group  that normally inhabits 3892 has recently been
>moving down to 3890 later in the evening after about 0400Z, and then
>complaining about AM and the "splatter" from the AM QSO on 3885 (well,
>duh!). Both analogue and digital SSTV have appeared on '90 and on top of the
>AM QSO on '85, as well as sound effects and music.  By that hour in the
>evening, the band is usually completely unoccupied from 3890 all the way to
>3900 and sometimes above, so the only reason for this move appears to be to
>antagonise the AMers on 3885.
>I  suggest not acknowledging or even mentioning the miscreants or
>complaining over the air about their deliberate QRM, but simply staying put
>on '85 (as long as we were there first), while making sure there is plenty
>of fire in the wire. With my receiving equipment and array of receiving
>antennas, I can usually tune them completely out and read the AM  station I
>am talking to, 100%.
>Don k4kyv
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