On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 14:33 -0400, K4IA@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 7/25/2006 1:56:11 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> when in reality, a
> simple change makes it work flawlessly now
> No, that is not true. I got complaints of key clicks a kHz away on an Orion
> 1 using the latest and greatest software without a keying loop driving 45
> watts into an AL572 with 700 watts out of an amp that will do 1200.
> I believe I was the first person to bring this up and it generated a storm
> of protests that I didn't know what I was taking about because it "works
> here." Subsequent posts have proven me right - the rise times and waveforms
> are off. I am now using a stated rise time of 8 ms, which sounds "soft" to
> me but at least I haven't had anyone break into a QSO to complain.
> Yes, the Orion software development has been a classic case of two steps
> forward and one step back with each new release. That is progress albeit
> Craig "Buck"
> Fredericksburg, Virginia USA
Doug Smith warns of those clicks in one of his technical papers
referenced on TT's Orion page. Its titled: "On the Occupied Bandwidth of
CW Emissions" The last part of its url is: cwbandwidth1.htm
73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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