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|What rigs do you use for AM operation and why do you like using AM?||W1RFIAdmin||on 6/10/11|
|I have an old DX-100 and an SP-600 that I use on HF for AM and I
always get good reports. However it is s myth that you need to use
old boat anchors to have a good time on HF AM. I have also used an Icon 756 Pro and the audio was very good. I just didn't mention my rig unless I was asked. I have always liked AM and tubes. I believe that tubes give a richer warmer sound. If you want to get on you can do it for less than 200 bucks. You don't need big amps or large antennas. All you need is a goot transmitter (DX-35) for example, reasonable receiver,( Halicrafters S-40) and a dipole. That will get you on 20 meters 14.286 or up on 10 meters 28.1 to 28.2 . There you can have a great time, meet alot of good people and hear great quality audio. All with stuff you can get at a ham fest at very reasonable prices.
73 Norb KF0XO