AM windows Posted Monday, May 14, 2012
under "Operating Practices

POPULAR AM WATERING HOLES

Short wave listeners welcome
Many AMrs send QSL cards to SWLs
Most any shortwave radio works!

FREQUENCY IN MEGACYCLES (MHz)
TIME = LOCAL EASTERN TIME

160 METERS
(evenings best 200 Mi)
1.845 Some activity observed
1.945 Monday 8PM ET AWA Net
1.945 Tuesday 8 PM ET Grey Hair Net
1.985 some sporadic activity

75 METERS (mornings, late afternoons,evenings best 500Mi)
3.705 to 3.720 mornings
3.837 Sat & Sun afternoons
3.870 classic and new class E transmitter fans
3.885 more traditional AM legacy rigs
AMrs are avid builders and restorers
Good technical discussions
Newcomers to AM welcome - try out your multimode rig!

40 METERS (any time possible, 500-1000 Mi.)
(QRM from foreign broadcasters late aft. & eve.)
7.290
7.295

20 METERS (daytime into early evening best, DX)
14.286*
14.340

17 METERS (Sunday daytime)
18.150

15 METERS (daytime DX)
21.425*

10 METERS (daytime DX)
29.0 TO 29.2
(harmonics of 7.250+ crystals)


*APPROXIMATE HARMONICS OF 7.142 CRYSTAL

(1.9425 DOUBLES TO 3.885)
 
73,
Janis
AB2RA
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