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Discussion in 'Amplitude Modulation - AM Fans' started by N2DTS, Mar 2, 2019.

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  1. AG5CK

    AG5CK Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've been running a ranger on 75m and there are some perks to low power. When the band changes and I start to fade away people are more inclined to cut the qso short. When I run 300 watts they keep talking while I struggle to hear them.
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  2. K4KYV

    K4KYV Subscriber QRZ Page

    Yep, the weaker they are, the longer they talk. Life's too short for pissweakers.
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  3. N2DTS

    N2DTS Ham Member QRZ Page

    On the plus side, only stronger signals will qso with you if you run lower power.
    When I run 300+ watts, I often have a very weak station call me.
    But most of the reports I get are good as far as signal strength goes.
    And I always keep the transmissions short when running low power, shorter transmissions are good .

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