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[CQ-Contest] Clicks (long)

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Clicks (long)
From: aa4lr@arrl.net (Bill Coleman)
Date: Thu Mar 8 16:23:27 2001
On 3/6/01 17:14, Bill Fisher W4AN at w4an@contesting.com wrote:

 >I took his list of callsigns (he prefers to remain anonymous) and asked
 >for rig types from the stations he noted as having the problem.  Here is
 >the list:

Why is it only the guys with AMPS are the ones with clicks? Seems to me
if the rig was generating key clicks, some of the guys running barefoot
would also have clicks.

This leads me to suspect this is a receiver phenomenon.

 >I have noticed what I'll call key clicks are getting worse and worse
 >on the bands.  Normally, this phenomina can be observed when signals are
 >VERY strong.  The same signal that produces clicks at 40 over S9, will
 >appear "clean" at S9.

Ah, ha. Definitely a receiver problem.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr@arrl.net
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