[TenTec] Eagle 9MHz tap questions.
Rick - DJ0IP / NJ0IP
Rick at DJ0IP.de
Tue Dec 23 16:11:05 EST 2014
Barry, I differ from you.
For me it's a DISASTER. INFORMATION OVERFLOW!
Sorry but I honestly tried to imagine using that. I couldn't.
It was a nightmare of information, most of which was unneeded.
"Ease of use" is what I want and what I get with the Band Map, and it costs
I have to add a huge screen in addition to the one I already have, just to
see all the call signs laid out horizontally. Granted, the additional
feature is, I can see where there is no activity.
Not a huge benefit to me, though I see some benefit.
The useful information can be presented in a much more useful manor with
frequency on the vertical axis and the call sign written beside each
With the band map, the information I need maps into a tiny window on a
vertical, scrollable axis and shows me the MOST IMPORTANT STUFF. I don't
see how I'll improve my score by adding an additional monitor to my shack
73 - Rick, DJ0IP
(Nr. Frankfurt am Main)
From: TenTec [mailto:tentec-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Barry N1EU
Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 8:31 PM
To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Eagle 9MHz tap questions.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 2:22 PM, Rick - DJ0IP / NJ0IP <Rick at dj0ip.de> wrote:
> The band scope may pretend to show you a clear frequency and you may
> hear nothing on that channel but that could very well be the run
> frequency of K3LR, W3LPL, or P40W. The Band Map does tell me if there
> is one of the big guns on the frequency or not... and as you know, the
> band map is totally for free.
NaP3 has a bandmap superimposed on band scope. It ain't perfect, but it's
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