[aprssig] Receiver overload issues with Kenwood TH-D72

Lee Mushel herbert3 at centurytel.net
Fri Feb 8 22:16:34 CST 2013


You ruined my day!   Everyone used to tune up their Heathkit "Twoers" using a #47 pilot lamp.   I bet I can still find mine but I don't think anyone every tried to resonate it!   Of ocurse a 25 watt light bulb was used for the Heath AT-1.....  Are you saying we missed an opportunity to function on the leading edge?

73

Lee  K9WRU
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Stephen H. Smith 
  To: TAPR APRS Mailing List 
  Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 7:51 PM
  Subject: Re: [aprssig] Receiver overload issues with Kenwood TH-D72


  On 2/8/2013 7:50 PM, Steve Noskowicz wrote:


  

  Not too long ago there was an article in QST by one ham who mounted a light bulb dummy load on a pole and operated that way and worked Dx.


  Did he resonate the coiled filament with a variable cap to create the world's smallest mag loop?





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