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Re: [TenTec] SDR-1000

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] SDR-1000
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 19:35:26 -0500
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On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 20:02 -0400, Bill Tippett wrote:
> K5KVH wrote:
>  >It seems time to reaffirm that the SDR 1000 is a direct conversion radio and
> can never, no matter how much software it has, equal the performance of a
> Ten Tec receiver in the Orion.  You can't put selectivity after the front
> end and fix problems inherent to the front end.  That is what the close by
> signal sensitivity to overload is about with DC radios.
>          Stuart this is contrary to my understanding
> and ARRL's Product Review as reported in October QST.
> Could you be more specific about your comment and
> compare appropriate ARRL measurements (IMD, BDR, etc)
> from their Product Tests?
>                                          73,  Bill  W4ZV
> P.S.  Before anyone else runs to their local Advance
> Auto Parts store and buys Buss ATC 15A fuses, that is
> the wrong size for Orion.  I'll take mine back and
> exchange them for the smaller size Orion uses.  BTW
> cost was $2.44 including tax for 5.
What size should the Orion use?

73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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