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Re: [TenTec] Dual Receivers

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Dual Receivers
From: "Don Prater" <w4to@charter.net>
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Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 23:53:56 -0400
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I proposed this to Gary at Dayton...he seemed interested..maybe more input 
will have an affect.

73   W4TO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Tippett" <btippett@alum.mit.edu>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 5:25 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Dual Receivers

> N6KB:
> >Two identical phase locked receivers in a single box would be a first (
> at least in the past decade or two )  and would be welcomed by low band
> operators wanting to use diversity/interferometry/phasing techniques to
> dig the DX out of the noise. Using DSP correlation processes with the
> outputs from two identical front ends and IFs might make the best weak
> signal receiver ever marketed to hams.
>         The Flex-Radio SDR-X may have exactly this capability.
> It's one of the most exciting things I've heard of and should
> actually allow you to **eliminate** in-band interference like
> splatter, clicks, etc.
> >In all the various rigs that have a second receiver, the second receiver
> is second rate, even if it is as good as most receivers available ten
> years ago.
>         I believe the IC-7800 does have identical receivers,
> but of course you pay more than twice the price of Orion to get
> that capability.  (Maybe the FTdx9000 does also).
>         And I'm very sure Ten-Tec is not sitting on their
> hands, even though they are also busy with the things Scott
> mentioned.  ;-)
>                                                 73,  Bill  W4ZV
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