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[Yaesu] FT920 (was New Yaesu Amp?)

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT920 (was New Yaesu Amp?)
From: Fatchett.Mike@tci.com (Fatchett, Mike)
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 16:20:25 -0600
Not to mention the that it is only Double Conversion versus Quad for the

>From:  Andrew Williamson[SMTP:andrew@gi0nwg.demon.co.uk]
>Sent:  Wednesday, June 04, 1997 1:52 PM
>To:    Yaesu@contesting.com
>Subject:       [Yaesu] FT920 (was New Yaesu Amp?)
>In message <199706041437.KAA26287@cliff.concentric.net>, Ron Galbraith
>N0EC <N0EC@concentric.net> writes
>>I played with the new FT920 at HRO for a couple of hours the other day, and
>>was very impressed with the DSP. 
>Interesting observation.  I played with an FT920 into a 20M monobander
>at around 100ft, and was very disappointed with the 'sharpness' of the
>DSP compared with my FT1000MP.  Maybe the fact that the DSP only closes
>to 500Hz makes it sound worse (or was it the fact that it is only audio
>DSP compared to 'IF' DSP in the 'MP).  500Hz is just not tight enough.
>We know Yaesu can implement good, narrow DSP (FT1000MP), so why didn't
>they put narrower DSP into the FT920.  This one point spoils what
>otherwise could be a useful radio.
>Any other observations ?
>Andrew Williamson GI0NWG / AC6WI
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