[amsat-bb] Low-Power FM (broadcast band) Transmitter?
mchambers at showmeham.info
Thu Apr 2 18:47:36 UTC 2020
There has been lots of talk about this on several of the broadcast forums
too (such as Christian Radio Tech "CR-TECH"). Most are looking for ways to
meet Part 15 requirements, such as running into "leaky" coax with a dummy
As far as supply, there might be some engineers in the CR-Tech forum that
can help source equipment from Christian broadcasters. You can find them at
http://crtech.org/ or at groups.io.
None of the radio stations that I'm engineering for currently have any
spare transmitters, And anything we'd have would be a bit on the hefty side
with no way to practically ship them very far.
Matthew Chambers, CBT, NR0Q
*M Chambers Communications Engineering LLC*
PO BOX 855, Moberly, MO 65270
On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 1:29 PM Scott via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> I hope the group doesn't mind a non-ham question since we're all trying
> to help our communities in this difficult time.
> Can anyone recommend a low-power transmitter for broadcast on the
> commercial FM radio band? An LPFM license can be acquired asap, but the
> first order of business is finding some hardware.
> As you can imagine, church gatherings are out of the question so I've been
> asked to see if I can locate a "drive-in theater" type transmitter for
> short-range broadcasting to car radios.
> Interested in commercial products only; thanks but not something I want to
> build & be responsible for maintaining.
> Thanks very much a good wishes to all.
> -Scott, K4KDR
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. AMSAT-NA makes this open forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions
> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: https://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
More information about the AMSAT-BB