The Scout had an excellent noise blanker, and the circuit is not
complicated, just 2 IC's and a few transistors. Perhaps you could
duplicate it on perf board and fit it inside the Triton.
Joe Roberts wrote:
>> All of the noise blankers before the Paragon were useless in the TT lines!
>> Walt K8CV Royal Oak, MI.
> Reading comments on eham and elsewhere, the Triton noise blanker is made
> out to be fantastic!
> For an example of a useless NB, try my Omni V. Does almost nothing. I used
> Corsairs for years and have to agree that their NBs were also mostly
> I had a Paragon II until recently and that one seemed a bit better,
> depending on the noise source. It did occasionally blank some types of
> The blanker in the FT-102 is actually quite effective and useful, so that
> is my main rig this summer. Been setting up portable on the back patio
> with an end fed half wave and the noise is ferocious at times. I think my
> neighbor has a funky plasma TV or something. When she is out, one layer of
> obnoxious sizzle disappears.
> The Triton 544 is decent at hearing through noise and static but I'd sure
> love a working blanker, especially since it doesn't have any audio
> adjustments--tone, BP/fade, notch, etc.--to work around the noise.
> Otherwise, it's a great back porch rig!
> Joe N5KAT
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