> have learned how to separate two signals coming thru the filters using the
> passband tuning; but how does it work?
The passband tuning uses an oscillator/mixer before and after the filters.
By changing the frequency of the oscillator, you can place the IF
frequency anywhere within the bandpass of the xtal filter. Yes it sure
> The manual also doesn't do a very good job of explaining the BP/Fade
> control either. The way I understand these knobs, they are some sort of
> audio passband tuning; is this correct? I've learned with these knobs I
> can take a lot of background noise and hiss out of the signal; but how do
> they work?
My Omni 6 doesn't have the 'fade' control so I'm not sure Vernon. Probably
it's just an audio filter.
> The notch filter just eliminates hetrodynes; right?
Right. You have to sneak up on them! The Omni 6 has both the notch plus
the 'autonotch' which only works on ssb modes.
Steve Ellington N4LQ@IGLOU.COM Louisville, Ky