[TenTec] Re: Ten Tec Stations

Mike Hyder -N4NT- N4NT@chartertn.net
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 22:06:42 -0400

Assuming the tone does not drive the rig into distortion.


----- Original Message -----
From: "James Duffer" <dufferjames@hotmail.com>
To: <jimr.reid@verizon.net>; <N1EA@qsl.net>; <tentec@contesting.com>;
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 5:51 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Re: Ten Tec Stations

> Assuming carrier is suppressed, and further assuming the unwanted sideband
> is filtered out, then if a single sinusoidal tone is used to modulate a
> transmitter.....the output will be a CW.  Legal too.
> 73, Jim, wd4air
> >Well,  after reading through the stuff on the site,  it seems to
> >me that this program does not/could not actually key up the
> >CW of a Ten Tec HF rig. What it appears to do is put out
> >audio tones of CW which are then used to FM modulate
> >a repeater.  Unless the VOX is somehow used in the Ten Tec
> >rigs to do CW keying,  I don't think it would work.  Of course,
> >I guess  the program could be used up in the phone portions
> >of the HF bands to do CW "simulation" along with voice
> >annotations,  but that isn't what I had in mind.
> >
> >Now maybe I am wrong and don't understand.  And,  I think
> >that is the sort of CW that programs such as Hamscope,
> >now popular for PSK31 also do when"transmitting" CW.
> >
> >Would this sort of "tone" CW be legal down in the CW segments
> >of the bands;  as PSK31,  which is also SSB tone modulation
> >and is "legal" as a "digital" mode?
> >
> >Lots of questions.

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