I will second that on the Scout NB. It was great for the brief time I
had mine mobile.
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 9:37 PM, Bwana Bob <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Bob WB2VUF
> 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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