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Re: [CQ-Contest] K3 initial comments

To: Steve Harrison <k0xp@dandy.net>,"Bill Parry" <BPARRY@RGV.RR.COM>, "'Tree'" <tree@kkn.net>,<cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] K3 initial comments
From: Hank Garretson <w6sx@npgcable.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 09:27:10 -0700
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At 08:52 AM 05 07 2007, K0XP wrote:

>Small knobs are now my bain, to the point where I've replaced several of
>the stock knobs on my radios with larger ones. For example, most radios (at
>least, pre-uP-controlled synthesizer-vintage) have RIT knobs no larger than
>3/8" diameter and some only 5/16 or even 1/4" diameter. Adjustment of these
>is often very critical and, over hours of contesting, fatiguing.

Point well taken.

Note that some radios allow user selection of the tuning rate for RIT 
and VFO knobs.  Selecting a slower tuning rate can help countervail 
small knob diameter.


Hank, W6SX

Mammoth Lakes, California 

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