[CQ-Contest] Fwd: [FCG] riding the RF gain...

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Tue Dec 4 12:59:59 EST 2001

At 05:32 AM 12/4/01 +0000, k7qq at juno.com wrote:
>I Use the TS-930 and with the RF gain at full and a band loaded with
>strong signals there tends to be some mixing of signals from off freq. 
>However by reducing the RF GAin control it isn't necessary to change the
>Audio leval and the AGC doesn't seem to be affected.  On 40 / 80 and
>sometimes  20 I will add Attentuation also.  It really helps on
>separating weak CW or SSB signals  just by reducing the RF Gain control.

You can get the same benefits simply by adding the attenuation or reducing
the RF Gain with the AGC still active, which gives protection against
static crashes and the like.

73, Pete N4ZR

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