Chapter 16

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  • Defining amplitude modulation
  • AM modulation for vacuum tube final amplifiers

Plate, screen, & cathode modulation

  • A “collector modulator”
  • Converting a MOSFET keyer into an AM modulator
  • Generating AM with an SSB balanced modulator

Compensating for non-linearity

  • Compression by accident

You probably don’t need to build a voice compressor

  • Ham TV – The old way.

Fun with an ancient flying spot scanner TV camera.

  • Getting on 60 meter sideband – lots of work, little reward
  • PIC programming and class D audio amplifiers
  • In conclusion,

Homebrew ham radio is never complete – when it works perfectly and does all the latest
stuff, the hobby is over. Not likely. Long live homebuilding!