Omni VI SSB Power Output
Sun, 18 Aug 1996 19:56:58 -0400 (EDT)
Try a loud whistle in the microphone. The meters should all read the same
with that single tone and should be around 100 watts.
> I wonder if anyone else is seeing this on their Omni VI or is this just mine?
> On CW, I get what looks like full power output on all the metering I have
> available at my station: Omni VI FWD meter, Daiwa CN720B SWR/Wattmeter
> and an AEA Econo-Tuner (with SWR/Wattmeter).
> On SSB, I get what looks like full power output on the Omni VI
> FWD meter--at least it looks like full power output; it seems to just about
> pin the meter on voice peaks. However, my Daiwa and AEA wattmeters show
> very low output power (not peaking over 20 watts). Now, I know about damped
> meter movements and if it were that, then shouldn't I see something similar on
> CW? I don't.
> Any ideas?
> Dale Martin, KG5U
Steve Ellington N4LQ@IGLOU.COM Louisville, Ky