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Showing posts from December 28, 2012

ZS6EZ and V5/DL3DXX on 160m 2x new

V5/DL3DXX  was very weak copy here   But he returned prompt.  F irst time  I lost him in QSB Could QSO in one of the rare QSB peaks  Di etm ar did receive better on h is end      R eal report  ?  415  519   but everyone give 599 Not copied on my K9AY in any direction  No recording  since it took to long   using the K3 200Hz rooftop filter did not help The best copy was 400Hz  on the TX  i-L   vertical This confirmed   my impression  that the  K9AY  does only help me in  NE NW  directions . And also the experience that when hearing weak CW in USB  2.7kHz. It does not really improv e to switch to narrow CW filter.  I might even lose the signal  when doing that . When I just got my K3  I tried the NR noise reducer with all its many settings but never found the magic combination . I rarely  use it does anyone use the K3 NR for low band DX ?   My ears still beat DSP noise reducing and filtering. I n a crowded band  a narrow filter is indispens a ble but else I prefe


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