[Amps] Alpha 87 (not 87A)

Steve Wright stevewrightnz at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 13:03:19 EST 2017

On 08/11/17 07:00, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 11/7/2017 9:44 AM, Steve Wright wrote:
>> People seem to visualise all this heinous crap coming out of their 
>> antenna and taking away everyones' rights, but I challenge any person 
>> to furnish any sort of valid complaint regarding any harmonic.  And I 
>> mean a COMPLAINT, not someone three doors down being able to detect 
>> your 3F.
> It is a serious mistake to view harmonics as the only product of 
> distortion. Any mechanism that produces harmonics will also produce 
> intermodulation, which shows up as clicks on CW and splatter on SSB. 
> They are two heads of the same snake. We can kill harmonics by 
> filtering them, but we can't do that with IMD.

It's an even more serious mistake to overtly self-police when there are 
no issues to fix.



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