"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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