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RE: HF Ham Radio recommendation
To: "'CRTech'" <crtech@crtech.org>
Subject: RE: HF Ham Radio recommendation
From: "Bill Hurne" <billhurne@pilgrimradio.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 15:02:36 -0700
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My brother-in-law was on the engineering staff of Trans World Radio.    He told stories of connecting HF ham rigs to the huge short-wave curtain antenna arrays when not in use.   Put out S-meter pegging signals.

Bill

-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Bosscher [mailto:tom@bosscher.org] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 5:29 AM
To: crtech@crtech.org
Subject: Re: [CRTech] HF Ham Radio recommendation

Lyle,

You did what we all have wanted to do. Great story.

Tom



On 8/1/2017 1:10 AM, RADIO DOCTOR wrote:
> One evening in the winter of 1962-63 I fired up my ARC-5 with a pair 
> of 1625's as a balanced modulater to create double sideband on 75 
> meters and said "This is K9DKW speaking coast to coast".  A voice 
> answered from southern Georgia, saying "With that signal, y'all are 
> talkin' round the world!  What kinda power or antenna y'all runnin' up 
> there?"  At which point I had to admit that it was a full wave 
> vertical (250') with 120 radials.  I'd hooked up to my rig after 
> shutting down WDOR-AM 910 in Sturgeon Bay, WI at sunset a couple hours 
> earlier.  Used my Johnson Viking Matchbox out at the dog house at the 
> end of our long RG-17/U feedline.
>


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