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Re: [TenTec] Argonaut V Audio

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Argonaut V Audio
From: "Dave Edwards" <kd2e@comcast.net>
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Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 10:51:03 -0500
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I understood it was the old ones that DID have the problem. Some hardware, 
and a software upgrade took care of it.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Toby Pennington" <toby423@earthlink.net>
To: "Ten Tec List" <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 10:22 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Argonaut V Audio

> Just saw this post on another list and it describes better than I did 
> about what is happening with the audio on the Argonaut 5.  It seems the 
> older Argos did not have this problem according to the following post ....
> <<<Just recently purchased a new Argonaut V from Ten Tec. Great receiver
> for both SSB and CW but the TX audio is very narrow and thin with no
> lows. I have been told that the older Argonauts were not this bad. I
> have heard some of the new ones and they all sound very thin, meaning
> not having a robust full range frequency. The ICOM 703 sounds much
> better on SSB as does the K2.
> It appears that the low end is rolled off at 350 HZ. Different
> microphones would not make much difference if this is the case. I have
> tried a 705 and the hand mic and find the same results.
> Has anyone else noticed this or have been told about your TX audio?
> Has anyone tried to drop the bottom end roll off?
> If the TX audio could be improved this little rig would be great.
> This does not mean I do not like it for cw and PSK. Love it for those
> modes.>>>>
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