[Fwd: LF: RE: QRSS and QRN]

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Fri, 12 May 2000 08:49:10 -0400

Talbot Andrew wrote:

> The static crashes are only " 20dB over 9" for the few microseconds
> while they are happening.   When using Spectran etc. try turning off the
> AGC completely and just allow the static crashes to overload the
> receiver for their duration.  The Rx will continue working normally
> between the crashes and should allow through the signal for processing
> at normal strength.   Leaving the AGC operating just destroys receiver
> gain during its hang period.  I find that for almost any radio
> monitoring activity manual gain control is better than AGC operation.
> Andy  G4JNT