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[TenTec] external signal source

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Subject: [TenTec] external signal source
From: n4lq@iglou.com (Steve Ellington N4LQ)
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 10:35:03 -0400
I've always wondered if there were some easy way to disable the
processors correction to the PTO and just let it drift slowly on it's
own. I can handle a little drift but that sudden jumping would be
Steve N4LQ
----- Original Message -----
From: <Bill_Ames@hyperion.com>
To: Steve Ellington N4LQ <n4lq@iglou.com>
Cc: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 1999 10:27 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] external signal source

> Since the PTO is not easy to tune quickly and since it is not stable
(it needs
> the CPU to monitor and correct the frq) the use of an external
signal might
> prove interesting. What would happen to the quality of the received
> using an external source? How pure would the external signal have to
be? Could
> you then disable the CPU to make the rig better on RX? Stuff like
> Bill Ames

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