[TenTec] Scout Frequency Error
jones_winston at bellsouth.net
Wed Dec 26 19:14:39 EST 2018
I’ve also concluded it’s the time base oscillator. Haven’t gotten to doing the alignment.
73, Winston K4CWQ
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> On Dec 25, 2018, at 11:30 PM, MadScientist <dukeshifi at comcast.net> wrote:
> Well, each band model has its own crystal local oscillator. The chance of their all being off 100 Hz is zero.
> The PTO can be off, there is a cal process for this - it would affect all bands the same amount. However, since the counter reads the PTO, it automatically corrects for PTO errors.
> Ditto for the BFO.
> Therefore it is likely that the timebase oscillator for the display is out of calibration.
> Alignment is easy, as shown in the manual.
>> On Dec 25, 2018, at 10:16 PM, Winston <jones_winston at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> I don’t do a lot of cw, only noticed it on SSB, when on a net with my readout 100 Hz above other stations on same frequency.
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>>> On Dec 25, 2018, at 10:49 PM, Peter Bertini <radioconnection at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> As you just described the problem as needing to do a 100 Hz offset sounds
>>> more like an error in the CW BFO settings or something related to whatever
>>> gives the CW offset in that rig.
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