{Collins} Re: 30L-1, ALC and modern radios question



--- Glen Zook <gzook@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> One question that is often asked of those who
> participate in DX'peditions is "what can I do to
> improve my chances of working your station?"  The most
> often answer first given is "turn off your speech
> processor".  Yes, speech processing can increase the
> average peak output of the signal.  However, unless
> that processor is properly adjusted the distortion
> will increase substantially and the DX station will
> generally ignore a distored signal because it is
> difficult to understand and therefore go back to a
> station that has decent sounding audio.

This was pretty much the genesis of my question.
There are simply a LOT of bad sounding 4-letter
calls out there; and not just on 80 meters.

Bob - AE6RV
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