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Re: [TenTec] Ocean noise

To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ocean noise
From: Sinisa Hristov <shristov@ptt.yu>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 16:22:01 -0500
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"Chortek, Robert L" wrote:

> I have heard you need to reduce the gain but when you put both rigs side by 
> side with no antenna the Orion has much moee internal noise.  I think it is 
> just a fact of life.

There are two facts.

1. Default Orion gain is higher that default gain of FT1000.

2. Orion has flat audio response, while FT1000 rolls off from 1 kHz,
   reaching more than -10 dB at 2.7 kHz. This is the trick used
   on many Yaesu and Kenwood radios to make them sound "quiet".


Sinisa  YT1NT, VE3EA
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