It's a legitimate question, one that could help someone determine which
product to buy. Twelve seconds for a one-way band change isn't a huge
issue, sure, but 24 there and back (moving multipliers, etc.) and it does
become an issue, particularly if you want to try and move a mult and keep
your CQ frequency.
And you don't need multiple monobanders to feel that.
When I read Dick's question, I just KNEW it would touch a nerve among
If it's not an issue for you, enjoy your SteppIR. If it is an issue, then buy
something else. No need to accuse anybody of 'whine.'
> From: Rick Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 2005/08/12 Fri PM 02:57:01 CDT
> To: Towertalk <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: SteppIR QSY Time
> > Interested to find out if any contesters using the SteppIR 3 element
> > that the QSY time between bands is too objectionable. I found out from
> > SteppIR that from 20 to 15 the time is about 9 seconds and from 20 to
> > is 12 seconds. Since this will be my only antenna for those bands it
> > that QSY in contests is not very swift. Thoughts?
> Honest Truth, 12 seconds to QSY is a whine not a legit complaint.
> thinks 12 seconds in a contest will make the diff has issues. And
> they More than
> likely have 17 Mono banders at dfferent levels pointing 5 different
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