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RE: [TowerTalk] Steppir tuning noise

To: "'Tower (K8RI)'" <>,<>
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Steppir tuning noise
From: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 10:50:03 -0500
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> From: Tower (K8RI)
> I have know knowledge of how the system actually works, 
> but I have an idea what people are hearing might be the 
> system using a noise generator to measure SWR/Frequency 
> or what ever it does in the automatic mode to deicide 
> what it needs to do.

Fluidmotion (SteppIR) do not do any rf measurement.  The 
"automatic" mode reads the transceiver frequency from the 
data interface (it listens or "snoops") and then sets the 
element lengths from a lookup table.  


   ... Joe, K4IK 


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