Barry Kirkwood wrote:
> By definition, from psychophysics, 1dB is the increase or decrease in signal
> strength that can be discerned by an average observer on 50% of occasions.
> A 2dB increase should be discernible by an average observer at any signal
And remember that db are additive, so 2 db from the amp plus 1 db from better
coax, plus a db or two from optimizing the beam give you a whole s-unit (about 5
db on most modern s-meters). That's a VERY significant amount in a pileup or
close to the noise level.
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