Re: {Collins} 32V1 Sidetone quality

I have two 32V-1s and both have the same raspy sidetone.  I tried changing tubes and replacing caps, but no change in the tone. I either turn the volume down or use a keying monitor.

If I fixed the chirp, it would be a nice CW rig :)

Pat  W9JI

> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 07:13:50 -0500
> From: wn1ifo@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: {Collins} 32V1 Sidetone quality
>   Fellow 32V owners
> I finally broke down and decided I really should try CW with my 32V1 
> instead of just AM.
> After connecting a speaker with matching transformer to the side-tone 
> terminal and hitting the key, I was greeted with  a really nasty and 
> harsh squawk of a tone.
> A quick tube change and trying a few different speakers made no difference.
> On my scope, the waveform looks like a sawtooth and it sure sounds like it.
> Cant believe this is the way it left the factory
> Any suggestions ?
> Tnx
> Mike Keller
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