Everyone seems to be missing the obvious reason why MMTTY didn't work
as well as the HAL-DXP38, and that is the soundcard. Don't use the one
on the motherboard, in fact, get a decent one with at least 96kHz
sampling rate. I found a Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Surround
Channels, 96 kHz SR for about $30US online. Now if I can only find a
Linux driver for it. :-( Otherwise I'll have to run Winbloze. :-( :-
73, Gerry K8GT
----- Original Message -----
From: Rex Maner <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:10 pm
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] HAL-DXP38 vs MMTTY
To: Bill Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Try using the MMTTY Program with the TS-870 and back off
> on the RF
> gain just a bit then select FSK ant the 250 hz filter , I'm not
> a RTTY
> expert but I know that this combination really works for me. I
> prefer to
> use it when clg CQ with AFC off because most guys call dead on
> freq. The
> only time that I copy anyone off freq is when I get to open up the
> Filter to
> 500 hz .
> The 870 might not have been made for RTTY but IMO it is really
> great for
> all 3 SSB,CW and RTTY.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Turner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 5:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] HAL-DXP38 vs MMTTY
> > ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
> > On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 11:35:53 -0500, "Gary Jones"
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>This was using both first class XCVRs (such as the FT-1000D) and
> small>>radios like the FT-100. To each his own, but I put the
> sound card based
> >>MMTTY away a long time ago and its going to take a lot to
> convince me
> >>that it will do any better than I have found it to do in the past.
> > ------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
> > Try MMTTY with a radio designed for RTTY such as the ICOM IC-
> 746PRO or
> > the IC-756PRO3 and you may have a different opinion. I have not used
> > an FT-1000D, but I have used an FT=100 (the "D" version) and
> that is
> > probably the last radio in the world I would use for RTTY.
> > I have run MMTTY in parallel with a DXP-38 (two computers, same
> audio> feed) and MMTTY won hands down. MMTTY has many filter and
> demodulator> options for different band conditions and one of them
> is nearly always
> > best. Admittedly, this was not a DXpedition type operation, so I
> can't> comment on that except to say that receiver bandwidth is
> probably the
> > most important consideration in that specific case.
> > As best as I recall, the DXP-38 does not offer any options for
> > demodulation based on band conditions. My memory might be wrong on
> > this, so please correct me if that is not the case.
> > I sold my DXP-38 long ago and have never looked back. There is
> one HAL
> > product I have tested that will beat MMTTY and that is the very
> > expensive ST-8000. I still have that one.
> > Bill, W6WRT
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