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[TenTec] Ten Tec 1254 Rcvr done! (Long)

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Subject: [TenTec] Ten Tec 1254 Rcvr done! (Long)
From: peplasters@rockford.com (Paul Plasters)
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 14:48:55 -0600
This is the kind of stuff I like to see on this net.  It teaches us
something.  Thanks Carl, 73 K9PEP

At 09:34 AM 12/8/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I have built five of these receivers so far and one modification greatly
>the noise from the display.  Use a peice of cardboard and fashion a cover
>copper foil tape with conducting adhesive to shield the rear of the
display board.
>after the cardboard is cut to shape cover it with the copper tape leaving
about a
>half inch of tape at each side to be folded and attached to the sides of the
>case.  At home I use the TT active antenna kit with a 15 foot coax lead.  The
>receiver is fun to build and performs surprisingly well for digital reception
>also.  I have used one to receive the ARL bulletins with a KAM Plus and it
>really well.  One trick is to save the center of each band in memory then use
>memory tune to get quickly to each band.
>Carl Hyde
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