[CQ-Contest] CW Filters & When to use them
jreid at aloha.net
Thu Sep 18 17:49:45 EDT 1997
At 05:06 PM 9/18/97 -0700, Ken.Silverman at zool.AirTouch.COM wrote:
>One of the key things I am concerned about is the insertion loss of the
>tighter filters. Normally I like 500 Hz cascaded filters, and will never
>use 250hz filters in contests (especially from the DX side, from which I do
>a lot of contesting).
You did not name your rig. If a Kenwood, yes you do have insertion loss
not made up for in added gain in the rig design. If a Yaisu, then you
should not be having insertion loss problems. I have both 950SDX here
and 1000D; the D does not have this problem.
73, Jim, KH7M
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