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Re:Do you lock your txmit frequency?

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  • Don
    Darin and Barry...thanks for the reply. Darin you hit it on the head and the point I was trying to make. Thanks Don kb9umt 30MDG#0001 owner/moderator
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 26, 2009
      Darin and Barry...thanks for the reply. Darin you hit it on the head and the point I was trying to make.

      Thanks
      Don kb9umt 30MDG#0001 owner/moderator

      --- In 30meterPSKGroup@yahoogroups.com, "Darin Cowan" <ve3oij@...> wrote:
      >
      > >>I have noticed that a number of stations if I don't lock my txmit
      > frequency
      >
      > >>we will start the you chase me I chase you roaming routine so I always
      > lock
      >
      > >>my txmit frequency and let the rx freq do the chasing..that way I'm not
      >
      > >>moving towards another persons trace/qso up or down the band spectrum/
      >
      > >>waterfall. I watched last night a qso on 30m go from 10141.6 to 10141.8 in
      >
      >
      > >>the 15 or 20 minute qso/ragchew they were having....interesting but I
      > don't
      >
      > >>think those at 10141.9 thought so once they got so close.
      > >>
      > >>Do you lock txmit freq?
      >
      >
      >
      > I run all digital modes in DM780 and MixW with two cursors.
      >
      >
      >
      > The main cursor is set to my TX freq. AFC is disabled - it is locked at
      > that frequency.
      >
      >
      >
      > The alternate cursor is free to float with AFC on for receiving. I normally
      > read out of this window. I rarely look at the TX window.
      >
      >
      >
      > I have found that failure to lock the TX frequency guarantees a QSO that
      > will creep up/down the band, possibly QRM-ing others. Use of AFC features
      > in digital mode software is only good for RECEIVE... using it on the TX
      > cursor will cause you to creep around.
      >
      >
      >
      > 73 de VE3OIJ
      >
      > -Darin
      >
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