|[AMRadio] CQ 29.0MHz|
lexnonscripta at usa.com
Mon Oct 30 11:18:19 EDT 2017
Hey Thanks Scott! I will have to see about that for sure. Anything AM
for me :)
And thank you to Jim who sent the Clegg Zeus info. I think the shipping
on that would be as much as the radio!
> Mark, down south of you a bit in DuPage County the DuPage Amateur Radio Club runs a weekly 6 meter AM net followed by a 2 meter AM net, usually 4 or 5 check ins on each.
> Details can be found on the website, lots of vintage gear in use, and there is a local monitor receiver that can be listened to over the internet thru Broadcastify.
> 73 Scott
> Make something good happen!
>> On Oct 30, 2017, at 5:47 AM, Larry Szendrei <ne1s at securespeed.us> wrote:
>>> On 10/29/17 9:43 PM, mark wrote:
>>> Just curious, do any of you guys ever do 6 Meter AM? I always wanted a Clegg Zeus. Thought they were pretty neat radios.
>>> Mark KD9CXH
>> About 10 years ago or so there were a bunch of local hams here in southern Maine who got fired up about getting on 6M AM with the then-plentiful rigs of the 19050s and 1960s. There was a net every Thursday night, and you could generally find someone on 50.4 MHz just about any time of day to talk to. Interest has waned, though, and now I hear almost nothing. I'm guilty myself, because I didn't do my part to keep the frequency active.
>> There are groups to the south of me that have regular get-togethers on 6M AM, I think 50.4, but they are just a little to far from me under normal conditions to make contact. I've listened when they're on, and sometimes I can just hear someone, but not enough to understand what's being said. The closer folks in that group have their antennas pointed away from me.
>> My 6M/2M AM station is still all set up to go on a moment's notice; but with so little activity I barely listen anymore.
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