It should be easy since the final IF is pretty similar to a computer sound
card, and those cards can be adjusted by external software as we have seen
in some PSK31 programs that can 'tweak' a card whose reference is off a few
Hz. I would be happy with that kind of adjustment.
Chief Technical Officer
Results Radio, LLC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Youngman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ham Radio
>> >this morning. The only specific comment I'd make now on the 4 items
>> >below is that #4 is the design of the Orion and Orion II - the
>> >receivers are not phase-locked together. There is no
>> firmware change
>> >available to alter this.
> Well, maybe it's necessary to think outside the box a bit.
> While it may not be possible to phase lock the receivers, perhaps it's
> possible to get a bit closer through a fixed (or variable) calibration
> adjustment. N4PY offers a "calibration" feature in his remote control
> software that permits setting the display to the correct frequency when
> master reference oscillator (and thus display calibration) is off a tad.
> I've always thought this concept could be applied in T-T firmware to
> the need to tweak the master reference when the radio is off a few Hz, and
> perhaps it could be applied to the Main/Sub difference as well -- not a
> phase lock soltuion, but not off 6 Hz, either.
> Seems straightforward, but I could just be slow -- and I'm sure many would
> agree the latter is the case :-)
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