Would it be feasible to assign this function to the 302 remote keypad?
73, de Mike, K9UW
On 2/24/2012 2:19 PM, Charles W. Shaw wrote:
> Hi from Hobbs, NM:
> Since my subject got changed, I will join the newer version.
> Barry, N1EU, wrote, "It seems like an easier fix would be a
> firmware option to swap AF Gain and
> RF Gain controls, although that's out of our control."
> Someone (perhaps Barry) had suggested this before. I would
> buy it, and I would certainly be happy with it if it only applied to
> the RF Gain of the main RX. I would also accept the loss of the CUT
> control (as was once suggested) in order to have a dedicated RF Gain
> control. Perhaps firmware could make this happen only in CW
> mode? That would not remove where CUT is most useful--on SSB.
> Rick, DJ0IP, suggested an outboard attenuator. This would
> work electrically; but it would add to the problem of knowing in a
> hurry whether the inboard& outboard switching was all correct for
> the job to be accomplished. Keep in mind that in DXing we need to
> use the MULTI knob to set CW speed, the power level (to go to and
> from an amplifier), perhaps to adjust the NB or NR level, to adjust
> the notch settings, and now the SAF and other things--as well as the
> most common--RF Gain.
> When I intend to turn the RF up or down a bit and find that
> I have instead changed my CW speed, (having in the rush forgotten to
> return the MULTI to RF after matching the DX's speed) this will
> likely mean I miss a chance to drop my call into the pileup at an
> advantageous split-second. If I had accidentally left the MULTI on
> PWR, I could (and have) accidentally turn the drive up enough to
> overdrive the TITAN III.
> See what I'm after? (Rhetorical question.)
> Charles Shaw - N5UL
> Hobbs, NM
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