CQ Amateur Radio


With the fall months approaching, it is time to look at one of the most common problems facing builders when it comes to receiver kits. Other than the great Murania kit, reception of signals coming from the AM broadcast band on simple regenerative shortwave receivers as well as direct conversion receivers has been an unwanted consequence of these designs.

Simple direct conversion and regenerative receivers often suffer from a lack of rejection of strong AM broadcast signals. For some hams, this is not an issue, since they live far away from an AM broadcast transmitter site. Others suffer from a constant barrage

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from CQ Amateur Radio

CQ Amateur Radio2 min readTechnology & Engineering
Behind The Bylines…
Jay Taft, K1EHZ (“A Split-Level VHF-UHF Go-Box Plus Base Station,” p. 10), was first licensed in 1960 but had a 40+ year gap before returning to the hobby after retirement. He enjoys QRP and portable operating, as well as experimenting with different
CQ Amateur Radio9 min readTechnology & Engineering
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — The Libertadores University Foundation and the Bogota Radio Amateurs League will air a special event stations 5J85FJR, 5J39FUL, and 5K48LRB from 0001 UTC, Tuesday, June 1 through 2359 UTC Tuesday, June 8 to promote the 2021 Los Lib
CQ Amateur Radio5 min readTechnology & Engineering
The Opposite of DX
There are times when we need an HF antenna that will allow us to reach stations that are near to us. It might be simple, such as a state QSO party or even Field Day. It might be life critical, such as dealing with the devastation of a major hurricane