Depends on the amplifier's relay close delay time, doesn't it? That
assumes you're using the QSK loop and the amp relay is keying the rig.
So, in this case, it would be a fixed value depending on the individual
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 14:29:35 -0700 <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > My understanding of the subject is, the transceiver won't
> > send RF until it
> > knows the amp is ready for it as a means to prevent clipped dits
> > fouled relay contacts. A nice QSK amp like the Centurion or
> > Titan will
> > give you full receive between dits so theoretically you
> > should not notice
> > the difference between with and without the amp running. There is
> > reason Ten-Tec makes mention of the specific type and brand
> > of relay in
> > the Centurion - you're talking about a LOT of relay operation
> > over time -
> > got to be a stout relay to stand up to it.
> > 73 Jason N1SU
> Well, then, if the radio must *wait* until the amp is ready, then by
> definition this is degraded QSK compared to the transceiver alone.
> My question is *how much* is it degraded?
> Al W6LX
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