> 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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and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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