[TenTec] Orion II Questions

Carl Moreschi n4py3 at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 19 07:59:04 EST 2014

Why wouldn't just setting AGC to medium or slow solve all the problems 
you are trying to fix.  That way you never get blasted, you don't have 
to find a very strong signal to set audio gain, you never get AGC 
compression on speech, and you don't get band noise between words.

Carl Moreschi N4PY
58 Hogwood Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549

On 12/19/2014 7:47 AM, Barry N1EU wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:42 AM, Carl Moreschi<n4py3 at earthlink.net>  wrote:
>> But the biggest problem with the scheme of using high audio gain and low
>> RF gain is you can still get blasted by a very strong signal as you tune
>> the band.
> That's why the very first step was turning RF Gain to full max, tuning in
> an s9++ signal and setting the AF Gain so the signal is comfortably loud.
> You leave the AF Gain right there (always) and you never get "blasted." All
> adjustments after that are with RF Gain.
> Barry N1EU
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