>I've seen somewhere a reference to cutting out the TX/RX relay to make
the changeover quieter, hopefully as quiet as my Argonaut II.
Can anybody shed a light on it and maybe let me know how to do it?
If the relay in the Omni V is similar to the one in my Paragon, and I'd bet
on it, you can use the method I used, as suggested by another reader to this
Gently pry off the relay cover (I used a flat-blade screwdriver under one
edge) and insert a cardboard paper match between the relay contacts. Cut the
head off the match first (duh!). :o)
Works like a champ, and is easily reversible. No "permanent" changes to
circuitry required. You may want to make a note in your manual, however, to
remind you to reverse it in the event you want to use the relay in the future.
Ahhh! Quiet QSK.
73, Jim K5HO
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