If you ask 5 Orion owners about AGC settings, you'll get 5 answers.
Here's mine, based on 4 years of Orion use:
AGC settings required special attention only in the early days of the
Orion I. There is a lot of misinformation out there, including
outdated documents, that keep getting referred to. Just choose
fast/med/slow, set AF Gain to 50% (for Heil headset) and adjust RF
Gain so that you can just hear background noise. Done.
On Dec 7, 2007 10:40 AM, Arthur Trampler <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> I have a friend who's been invited to work a contest either this weekend or
> next weekend where the station owner just installed an Orion II. My friend
> (N5DX) has never operated one and will be seeing this rig for the first time
> a few minutes before the contest.
> I told him that the biggest thing that I have heard about that is "different"
> are the AGC settings. Any advice on either the AGC or other parameters as a
> good "default" value to start with for a contest?
> Art, K0RO
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