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Re: [TowerTalk] Remote Preamp or In the Shack

To: "Dan Schaaf" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Remote Preamp or In the Shack
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 19:01:43 -0800
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Dan Schaaf wrote:
> Rick
> In addition to my IF DSP, I also have the Timewave DSP-599zx and it has
> in addition to the noise reduction. It also has a CW Spotlight which makes
> the weak CW pop right out of the headphones.
> On top of all this, I have the APF turned on. The APF is a triangular
> filter
> in the FT-2000 which really digs cw out of the noise.
> So, when you add all of these together, a really weak CW on 160 meters can
> sound like armchair copy in many cases.
> This Timewave unit might be just what you are looking for.

Good suggestion, I'll look into it.  However, let me clarify
that lack of AGC does not prevent armchair copy of weak signals.
The problem with lack of AGC is that a strong signal blows your
eardrums out.

Rick N6RK


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