[CQ-Contest] Contesting Compendium - help needed
rdetweil at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 1 10:17:08 PDT 2009
I would be interested to know the radios that were experiencing these de-sense problems.
can you tell us?
> Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 10:45:26 -0500
> From: nss at mwt.net
> To: CQ-Contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Contesting Compendium - help needed
> How about Old Tube Rigs,
> After participating in Field Day this past weekend, I dearly miss my
> old Drake TR-4. No bells and whistles, no special filters etc.
> But as an example, when I had it three stations could be on 40 at once
> and that old Drake would care less.
> The 40 cw station and the "Novice" (now GOTA) as well as a 40 SSB
> station all could be on at once and never even know it.
> This past weekend every station I visited all suffered from front end
> the cw station could hear tyhe desencs from the ssb station on the same
> band, and the ssb station sounded all the time like a backwards 2
> merter aurora qso was happening.
> It was horrid and shameful that a vintage 60's rig could out perform
> rigs that cost ten times as much that are modern,
> Tis Sad,, truly sad
> Joe WB9SBD
> Pete Smith wrote:
> >Are you running an older Icom or Yaesu radio? On of the most popular
> >pages in the Contesting Compendium is
> >http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/Category:Older_radios , but
> >right now the only radios that are discussed there are Kenwoods. Get
> >your two cents in, and tell people why you love your IC-765 or
> >FT-1000D. and while you're there, take a look at the Table of
> >Contents <http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/Table_of_Contents> and
> >see what other topics you "wrote the book on", and contribute your
> >expertise to the contesting community.
> >We're also looking for "talent scouts", to help us find the best
> >contesting knowledge wherever it is. Did you archive e-mails from
> >this reflector, or towertalk, or RFI, that you think are really,
> >really good stuff? Why not send them along to me? See an great
> >article on a web page? Remember a good one from NCJ? Tell me about
> >it and I'll get the author's permission to make it available on the Compendium.
> >Enough rhetorical questions. The success or failure of the
> >Contesting Compendium is up to you.
> >73, Pete N4ZR
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