[CQ-Contest] CW Filters for the Icom 706 Mark IIG

Jim Martin JimMartin at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Aug 19 09:59:38 EDT 2005

I used the FL100 for many years and found the quality was just right for my
hearing.  Not really narrow enough on crowded contest bands but as an all
rounder just about right!
Jim,  MM0BQI

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Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 12:50 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] CW Filters for the Icom 706 Mark IIG

> I recently bought a used 706 to take with me on trips and have found it to
> a very nice compact rig, but with just the SSB standard filter in it, it
> 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
> 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
> other rigs, and have found the 250 Hz too "ringy" for my ears.
> Any thoughts and experiences with the 706's various CW filters?
> Bill K4XS
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