Re: [FT897] Re: Noise Blanker Effective?
- You guys may verywell be what I am thinking about! I have played withthe
different configurations for all the filter and reductions as possible and
there are some that do a good job at it, other settings left me thinking I
was listening to SSB from a submarine without a transmitter, just very
hollow sounding and heavy.
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 1:40 AM, jeff 1 <g8hul@...>wrote:
> Are you confusing the noise blanker with the DSP noise reduction, that can
> sound muffled if turned up too high??
> Jeff G8HUL
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> From: FT897@yahoogroups.com [mailto:FT897@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
> Chris Robinson
> Sent: 18 April 2013 00:16
> To: FT897@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [FT897] Re: Noise Blanker Effective?
> This is probably best way to describe what I was saying about a washcloth
> over speaker. to me the sound with NB engaged is filtered so narrow that it
> tends to muffle some sounds. and by reducing noise around the frequency of
> choice would also likely narrow the bandwidth just enought otbe a muddy
> sound for me.
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 8:32 PM, dmaley88 <dgmaley@...> wrote:
> > On 4/16/2013 3:05 PM, dmaley88 wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > The noise blanker in the 897 does do a good job, but with
> > > > It's like any other radio. Consider it like having a second
> > > > receiver that works AROUND your operating frequency. This receiver
> > > > looks for high energy, short term pulses, and shuts off the main
> > > > receiver during these pulses. The problem is that this noise
> > > > blanker is easily overloaded. A strong nearby station will cause
> > > > intermodulation distortion (buckshot) through the main receiver.
> > > > Turning off the blanker makes it go away.
> > > > Suggest you not leave the noise blanker on all the time, but only
> > > > when there is pulse noise it can deal with.
> > > > Dave..
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