The PTO can be improved by experimenting with the value of the
temperature compensation capacitor, if you can find N750 caps.
I find that I can reduce the AGC popping by shutting off the RF amp or
adjusting the RF gain to keep the S-meter below mid-scale.
I replaced the 4 pole filter with the 8 pole and it makes a very
noticeable difference. The skirt selectivity is much sharper.
Barry Gross wrote:
> A good summary from Jim. I'd just add that the Corsair's 4-pole filter is
> easily replaceable with the regular TT 2.4Khz 8-pole filter. The later
> Corsair II's added TX EN/INH plugs on the rear for use with QSK linear amp.
> One thing that didn't change was the hang AGC, which drives me crazy on both
> rigs. AGC is the only wart on an otherwise great radio, once the PTO warms
> 73, Barry N1EU
> On 1/29/06, James C. Owen, III <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> You can find a lot if info here. http://www.qsl.net/tentec/
>>The Corsair had a 4 pole 1st IF Filter the Corsair II had a 8
>>Pole. The Corsair II has a audio filter the Corsair I
>>doesn't.The Corsair has the VOX Controls on the front the Corsair
>>II is on the rear. The noise blanker is different on both,
>>neither work well.
>>The Corsair II has a built in CW Keyer the corsair doesn't. The
>>color scheme is different some like the Corsair and others the
>>Corsair II. There may be a couple of other items I'm forgetting
>>but this is most of it.
>>73 Jim K4CGY
>>--- Veniceharley@aol.com wrote:
>>>Can anyone please tell me the difference(s) between the Corsair
>>>II? Thank you for your help.
>>>73 Alan - AG3W
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