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Re: [TowerTalk] Funniest thing I've seen in weeks

To: "Jim Smith" <>,"towertalk reflector" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Funniest thing I've seen in weeks
From: "Jim Lux" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 08:33:18 -0700
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> The diversity combining info was interesting.  I have an R5 vertical 
> mounted a foot or so above my old TH3 tri-bander.  The TH3 will often 
> hear signals Q4-5 which are inaudible on the R5.  I have never bothered 
> to look, but, under these conditions, the S meter should show noise from 
> the vertical to be substantially more than that from the beam.
> Hmmm.... maybe when I can hear a sig on both antennas I could listen to 
> the beam on the main Rx in the MkV and the vertical on the sub Rx.  
> Rats, MkV won't let me do that.  I could put the vertical on the old 
> 75A-4, though.  As all audio lines here go through a patch panel it's 
> dead easy to patch the A4 audio through the mixer into one ear and the 
> MkV into the other.

Ralph Wallio W0RPK tried this and had some success:



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