6 and 2 meter rigs

Eugene Balinski eugeneb at NNI.COM
Tue Oct 4 23:43:45 EDT 2005

50.400 is especially active in New England on Saturday
mornings starting at 6:00 AM.   Yup,  6AM on 6AM.  Many
times they are still going past 9:00 AM  

Gene K1NR

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005 13:28:00 -0400
 Brian AF4K <bcarling at CFL.RR.COM> wrote:
> On 3 Oct 2005 at 11:22, JC Quinn wrote:
> > The TR-106 and TR-108 were attractive rigs and in my
> limited experience
> > worked quite well but on AM only.  I wouldn't mind
> having the pair with
> > the matching VFO myself, BUT they would be only for
> display and nostalgia.
> > I don't know what part of the country you are from, but
> there is very
> > little AM on 6 and 2 meters in the SE and I'll bet most
> other parts of the
> > USA as well. 
> Actually there are a number of 6m AM nets around the
> country,
> mostly on 50.4 MHz AM, and several even on 2m AM also.
> I know one group that uses 8025 kHz crystals to get on 2m
> AM.
> I think 144.450 MHz is their frequency.
> There is a weekly net in the Metro Washington DC area 
> on  Sunday mornings and also a net on Tuesday evenings 
> in Orlando Florida. A lot of these are old nets that are 
> not ADVERTISED and pushed, but the guys on them have 
> in some cases met every week for over 35 years!
> There are probably a few otherrs that we do not know
> about.
> And when the band is open, you can work a LONG 
> way on 6m AM for sure!
> Never give up 6m and 2m AM!!

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