[Skimmertalk] Duplicate spots for very strong signal

Pete Smith N4ZR n4zr at contesting.com
Wed May 30 08:46:31 PDT 2012

Hi Andy - you need to run the auto-balance routine in Skimmer, to get 
rid of those images.  The easiest way is to provide a very strong signal 
from your transceiver turned waaay down, and send dits across the 
covered bandwidth so it can draw the correction curves for phase and 

73, Pete N4ZR
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On 5/30/2012 11:36 AM, Andreas Hofmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I finished my Ensemble RX SDR and hooked up to skimmer. I noticed that I have some mirror images for very strong signals.  Can someone point me to the setting where this can be fixed?
> KU7T     XXXX    14064.9 CQ [LoTW]          3 dB       25 wpm                1520z 30 May
> KU7T     XXXX    14025.1 CQ [LoTW]          46 dB     26 wpm                1520z 30 May
> Thanks and 73,
> Andy, KU7T
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