[TenTec] Orion II Questions
jrichards at k8jhr.com
Fri Dec 19 17:13:39 EST 2014
Good stuff. So, I suppose I am nuts for turning AGC off, and
working the RF-GAIN control?
I understand Rob Sherwood, among others, have problems with local noise
causing issues with AGC on the Omni VII and other radios - a strong
local noise event causes AGC to silence the rig for a moment. This can
be somewhat annoying, not to mention inconvenient. So, I simply turn
AGC off and operate without it.
Is AGC really a boon, or necessary feature, ...or merely a convenience
saving us from tweaking the knobs during a contact. Some guys don't use
DSP NR... obviously we do not always embrace newer, high tech
features. ;-) ;-)
Am I out of step here?
As for actual plots, that would be interesting... I think TT provides a
a brief explanation of the AGC functions in the manual and in
documentation supporting the more recent firmware, but I found it a bit
terse and technical - not all ham operators are engineers, so I would
appreciate a less technical gloss thereon.
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On 12/19/2014 8:57 AM, Barry N1EU wrote:
> I'd like to see a plot of actual behavior of those AGC slope settings.
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