[TenTec] Argosy II AGC Modification

roger rcook@hiwaay.net
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 21:28:49 -0500

I have done the mod on 3 different Argosy II over the years. They all worked
fine with no problems whatsoever. I guess that you know that you do not have
to use the exact component suggested in the Mod, If you have a decade box,
just click it to the desired hang time, and solder in that value.
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Crit Harley, MD, C.Ht." <jcharley@bellsouth.net>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 11:19
Subject: [TenTec] Argosy II AGC Modification

> Recently acquired an Argosy II.  A fine rig, but a little bit of popping
> across the band.  Less w/ the audio filters on.
> I talked w/ Ten Tec service yesterday and they were not impressed w/ the
> change in the IF to solve the AGC popping problem.  I basically only work
> and he felt it would degrade the CW audio too much.  Has anybody on this
> list done the modification and been pleased with the results?
> Additionally, I have noticed that when I have the 250 hz crystal filter in
> line, it takes my audio a long time to come back up when I stop xmitting.
> Any thoughts...normal?
> Tnx.
> 73/Crit/K4BXN
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