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Re: [PCR-1000] deafness under 1MHz

Hi Bill,

I just got my PCR-1000 last night.  I'll do some checking in that frequency 
range this evening. I have an 80M dipole I can connect that will take care 
determining if the antenna is the  issue or not.



At 11:22 AM 2/23/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I want to use PCR-1000 to listen to many local AM (MF) broadcasting
>stations. The frequencies of these stations starts from 550KHz.  However
>my PCR is totally deaf under 1MHz. I am using the telescopic whip comes
>with the receiver.  I suspect the problem might be due to that the
>supplied telescopic antenna can not pick up low frequencies.  ICOM
>PCR-1000 manual suggests that a "simple line antenna" can be used for low
>frequency reception.  I don't know much about that kind of antenna.  Could
>you please let me know where I can buy it or how I can make it?  I also
>suspect that the deafness may indicate a defect with the receiver itself.
>Any opinions or suggestions?  Many thanks in advance!
>Submissions pcr-1000@qth.net

Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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