The attached fileprovides a good starting point -thanks to W9GE and sent to
yu with his blessing.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Tuck" <email@example.com>
To: "Ten Tec Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 04:35
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion DSP questions for CW ops
> Tim, I'm far from a cracker-jack CW operator and feel timid about
> sharing what I do, but in the interest in keeping the thread alive
> and hoping those with more skills and experience will add to it, here
> is what I do:
> I prefer 1.371 over 1.372 for reasons I've posted before. As a
> result, and because I live in a noisy urban neighborhood, I often use
> NR, NB --both DSP and hardware.
> I have the InRad 600hz filter in the 1khz slot and use that most all
> the time.
> I generally have the AGC set as follows--remember I'm adjusting
> Threshold within the menus and not from the RF Gain control.
> Slow--.3 sec 10 db, 3.03 uv (hang, decay, threshold)
> Medium .3 sec, 20 db, 3.03 uv
> Fast .1 sec, 80 db, 3.03 uv
> Program .3 sec, 10 db, 20+ uv.
> Most often I tune the bands in medium AGC and adjust according to
> Of course these are starting points for me. When I used 1.372, I
> hardly used the NR and cranked the RF gain down to 70-80 most of the
> time. Turning the NR circuit on defeated the Threshold setting and I
> found it noisier and didn't see any increased S?n ratio. So back to
> For Rise/Fall and Taps, I have just stuck with the default settings
> cuz I don't know any better frankly.
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