[TenTec] Fwd: Re: FT8

Malcolm McLeman f5vbu at cegetel.net
Fri Dec 7 14:39:38 EST 2018

Thanks Jim.. Unlike a PC sound card with appropriate audio input/output 
I was wondering how a laptop could achieve same without a USB 
interfaceand if the Omni VI CAT control would appear somewhere in the 
scheme of things?

On 12/7/2018 8:04 PM, Jim Brown wrote:
> On 12/7/2018 8:17 AM, Malcolm McLeman wrote:
>> Would like to try FT8 using a Win 7 laptop/Omni VI+ and was wondering 
>> if it could be achieved with or without an interface?
> If your station is properly bonded, including the laptop, it should work 
> fine. Digital modes CAN work BETTER with a decent USB interface. 
> "Better" in this context means a better A/D converter, which can improve 
> the ability to decode weaker signals. I use a Tascam US100 at home, and 
> a Numark Stereo I/O for portable work.

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