Episode 126 - Rob Sherwood - NC0B
Started by listening on shortwave to the Cincinnati Police on 1706 Khz
First License: 1961, Novice, WN8ADB
First Mentor: W8AU
Product Detector - a demodulator used in AM and SSB receivers that takes the mix product of the modulated signal and a low frequency oscillator to decode the signal.
Favorite mode: AM
Johnson Matchbox - antenna tuner
Link coupled tuner
KOA Radio - Denver, Colorado. Clear channel AM station
ARRL - American Radio Relay League
Stewart Perry W1BB (sk), Amateur Radio
CQ Worldwide SSB
Drake Roofing Filter
Tim Duffy, K3LR, once had Drake C line in his contest station
Hewlett-Packard HP-608C signal generator
Ten-Tec Orion 1
Recommended beginner rigs:
Boulder Amateur Radio Club
Barc Juniors - Bounder Amateur Radio Club's group for kids.
Advice to new or returning hams - buy a radio that you can afford and get on the air.
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Johnson Adventurer Transmitter
National NC-2-40-C Receiver
Icom IC-781 Transceiver