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AM - Homebrew Cathode Mod Rig by Bob Stout
KF0HR and the 1915 kHz AM Gang
Mods - K1DEU's Ham Radio Pages
N0DGN AM Radio
Patrick Jankowiak's RCA BTA-250L AM Broadcast Transmitter
Cathode Modulator for Heath SB200 - by WA0ZHH
East Coast Sound
LU8EHA Transmisor Pdm Pwm Amplificador Modulacion Audio Sintetizador Antena Inhibidor LU1DCE
50mhz AM Nets - List of all the 6m AM nets. By KC6WFS
Amplitude Modulation with Reduced Carrier - Great technical article by WA3WDR and K4KYV etc.
Bruce Howes, W1UJR - Excellent AM site.
AMI: AM International - Defunctorganization for AM ops.
AM Activity Spots - a partial list of frequencies to find the AM operators.
AM using Heising, choke modulation, Class D etc. - from the Glowbugs list.
A 2 Watt Knight AM Band Transmitter - of late 1950s vintage. Uses 6AQ5 tubes with cathode modulation
KK7TV AM Station - Johnson 500, R390 and KWS-1 Stations.
N8ECR AM Station with PP 250TH rig - from Pigeon, MI.
Using TV Power transformers to make modulation transformers - includes plans for a cool, modified-Heising modulator.
Southeast AM Radio Club - by WA4KCY, Andy.
SAMRC - The Southeast AM Radio Club. Alternate Link.
RCA BTA5 AM Transmitter acheives 90% Efficiency - Only needs one final tube.
AL0F, Tim - A station with some nice Collins and Johnson AM rigs. Hamshack photos & QSL Card.
AM FONE - A site dedicated to AM radio amateurs. Free e-mail list, chat group, classifieds, and technical information.
AM for the 21st Century - Up-to-date, cost-effective amplitude modulation methods and technical articles.
The AM Forum - Discussion Board, Free Classified Ads etc.
AM International - WA4KCY's AM Resources. Includes BA pictures and a list of Southeastern USA Hamfests etc. etc.
AM Nets - Where to find the AM operators on regularly operated HF and VHF AM nets. Listed by Day, Frequency and Location.
AM Operator F5MAF - Marc in France - le site de F5MAF. Also links to several other French AM stations' web sites.
The AM Press Exchange - Submit articles and read back-issues free on-line. This is an invaluable resource for the dedicated AM homebrewer and operator.
AM Society Of Buffalo - New York group with a love for Amplitude Modulation
The AM Window - Dedicated to AM operation on the amateur radio bands Bulletin board, 200 photos, audio clips, technical files, info on events, frequencies and nets.
AMers on the Web - Radio amateurs who run old AM gear.
Meet The AM-ers - Great site with sound-clips and pictures of several AM operators.
ARRL Information Page on AM from the ARRL web site.
ARRL Vintage AM Radio at Dayton - Article about recent AM activities at the Dayton Hamfest
'Cathode Modulation' using 6Y6 tubes - A Simple Grid Modulator - article reproduced from ARRL Handbook.
Chrome And Glass Shine Again - R.W. Online story about restoration of old broadcast transmitters being used for amateur radio AM stations.
Class B Driver plans - Theory and practical design for tube and solid state AM driver circuits. By John, WA5BXO.
The Gray Hair Net - The 160 meter Gray Hair Net. Promoting AM operation on the Amateur Radio 160 meter band
Jim Hawkins' AM Broadcast Transmitters - Many pictures of big AM transmitters, including some multi-media presentations too.
John, WA5BXO on AM - John presents some useful theory and practical information on using AM.
KA2EEV, Bill - This professional rock musician and AM operator from New Jersey made a colorful web site.
KC6WFS 50mhz AM Site - The definitive 6m AM site with all kinds of useful information on rigs, and operating, by Dave.
KE4OOO - Greg Parsons. Information on his VHF AM station and other AM equipment.
K2PG - Dedicated to AM on the amateur bands, the restoration of boatanchors and retired broadcast transmitters.
K4SX Homepage - Ron Lowrance's vintage AM ham equipment that includes Collins, and other vintage brands.
K2UPI, Ken - Ken shows us around his station which includes a Knight T-150 transmitter.
LU1DCE AM Information - Homebrew site in Spanish - shows us his SIX tube 6146 transmitter etc.
LU8EHA Homebrew AM Pages - Again in Spanish - it looks like he is running a high powered final amplifier!
Meet The AM-ers - Newly updated for 2001 - WA1SOV's nifty page of sights and sounds. Here you get a look at some of the active AM amateur radio operators.
Modifications - For AM transmitters and som ereceivers/transceivers too.
Modulation Transformer Data - Connections and ratings for Kenyon, Stancor, and Thordarson.
N0DGN's AM Radio Web Page - Enthusiastic BC-610 etc. op.
N3EYR's Amplitude Modulated Radio Page - Big heavy radio transmitters. From 50lbs and the size of a 15" monitor, to 1000+lbs and larger than an upright freezer. 1930s-1960s.
NI9Y Radio Station - AM operator Dan Caesar's amateur radio station. Boatanchors, and collector radios. Mishawaka, IN.
N4OZI Boatanchors - Vintage AM & SSB amateur radio equipment.
The Online AM-ers Directory - Register here, and look up thousands of AM operators world-wide AMFONE.NET
Quad Cities 50.4 MHz AM Net - This is the Moline, Il 6 meter AM Net by WC9M.
Technical Articles - Many projects here, from The AM Window.
VK3ASE: One Sixty Meter AM Crossband Radio - 160m AM station - How to convert AM broadcast radios to 160m.
WA1HLR's Mobile Rig circa 1998 - you have to see the RF final BEHIND the driver's seat!
WA5BXO AM Op - AM web page with his projects shown.
WA5CMI Mike Cowart - Mike shows us his recently restored Globe King and his other fine AM rigs.
W2AEE 1950's Ham History - Columbia University
WA1HLR Blockbuster - WA1HLR, Tim's AM Page
WA1KPD Carl - Take a tour of Carl's station here.
W3AM INACTIVE BUT... - Celebrating and promoting amplitude modulation on the ham bands. From south FL.
The W3AM Johnson Viking Turbo Ranger - Modified schematic shown along with instructions
WA2WHV Online - Pictures and information on a 160 meter AM station with a GE XT-1-A, built in 1950. Also, conversion of an RCA BTA-500R for 75 meter operation.
WC9M - 6m AM Site - The Moline, Il 6 meter AM Net by W9CM. Includes useful information about AM.
W5OMR IN TEXAS - 75m AM operator
W4QCU, Dave Abaaye - Oak Ridge, Tennessee AM operator Dave shows us his many stations!
W4UOC's 200V Station - Central Electronics 200V and other neat rigs on the air from Dunwoody, GA
W1UX, Al - Al presents a highly interesting (and highly eccentric) AM web site with a lot of fun pictures.
W8VG, Whiskey Eight Vintage Gear - George in San Pedro, CA shows us his early rigs from way back in the 1950s.
W2ZIA, Rudy - Rudy's shack, with a homebrew 160-10m AM rig using 4-250s. Other pictures show his Collins 310B, 75A2, KWM-2/312B5, 30L1, Henry 2K, Heathkit SB-400 and SB200.
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