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Re: [TenTec] Omni VI, Opt 3: Strange Tuning Behavior

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni VI, Opt 3: Strange Tuning Behavior
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 03:41:56 -0600
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On Tue, 2009-04-21 at 22:24 -0700, alan geller wrote:
> Dave, John,
> I second that suggestion. My K2 exhibits the same behavior as I increase the 
> tuning rate but since I couldn't explain the root cause; I didn't
> feel it would be a sensible submittal.
> Dave...if you could tell us the cause, it would add to the common knowledge 
> base. Thanks, Alan/K6ADG

The shaft encoder does a fixed number of steps per revolution. To tune
fast the size of the synthesizer steps must increase. So with fast
tuning you find 100 Hz or larger steps. Way back, some synthesized ham
rigs did only 200 Hz steps minimum (and only) size.

73, Jerry, K0CQ

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