[CQ-Contest] CW Filters for the Icom 706 Mark IIG
Cqtestk4xs at aol.com
Fri Aug 19 07:50:16 EDT 2005
I recently bought a used 706 to take with me on trips and have found it to be
a very nice compact rig, but with just the SSB standard filter in it, it is
pretty wide for CW. Unfortunately, INRAD does not make a CW filter for it.
ICOM makes several filters that would do the trick. My gut feeling is to go
with the FL-100 which is a 500 Hz filter, although they do make a 350 Hz and a
250 Hz. I generally have liked the way 400-500 Hz filters have sounded in my
other rigs, and have found the 250 Hz too "ringy" for my ears.
Any thoughts and experiences with the 706's various CW filters?
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