My Radio AGC is set to Fast .
I do not have ear blowout
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Karlquist" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Dan Schaaf" <email@example.com>
Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Pete Smith N4ZR" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 10:01 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Remote Preamp or In the Shack
> Dan Schaaf wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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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