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Omni 6 noise blanker

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Subject: Omni 6 noise blanker
From: n4lq@iglou.com (Steve Ellington)
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 16:36:16 -0400 (EDT)
My Omni 6 has a strange noise blanker problem.

I noticed it while receiving a strong cw signal on 80 meters.
The other stations dots sounded slurred and chopped.
I was able to eliminate this by turning UP the blanker.

I fired up my standby rig and transmitted a few dits. With the Omni's
blanker turned fully ccw, the dits were completely chopped off, nil,
silent, zilch etc.

Turning the blanker up to about 1/2 or fully clockwise, it sounded great.

Seems backwards to me. The factory had no idea why this would happen.

Any ideas out there?

Steve Ellington N4LQ@IGLOU.COM  Louisville, Ky

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