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[TenTec] Digital Speech Processing & Pegasus

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Subject: [TenTec] Digital Speech Processing & Pegasus
From: geraldj@isunet.net (Dr. Gerald N. Johnson, electrical engineer)
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 21:51:27 -0600
My experiences with the Langevin clippers were in 1963-1965 and the
product was quite experienced then. At that time I don't think domestic
broadcasters were using it because Leroy May, chief engineer of a Dallas
broadcast station was very interested in borrowing a copy of the
schematic so he could build one.

Probably an early use of punch signal processing was the gal screaming
"Hay Culligan ma-an" that didn't drive the modulation monitors berserk
in the old AM station where I was chief engineer for a short time in
1962, but sure drove the speakers hard. Must have been square waves.
Eventually that extreme processing in commercials was officially
discouraged and the scream became a little more sedate probably 15 years

73, Jerry, K0CQ
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