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Re: [dxatlas] Skimmer CW Decode and Flex-5000A

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  • Bruce Tanner
    It seems to me that somewhere very long ago I read something about the notion that Skimmer likes about 600 Hz signals for the most reliable recognition. You
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 8, 2008
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      It seems to me that somewhere very long ago I read something about the
      notion that Skimmer likes about 600 Hz signals for the most reliable
      recognition. You might check that out.

      Bruce, K2BET
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      Edward Russell wrote:
      >
      > Hi Zack,
      >
      > You will get the best results out of Skimmer with the Flex if you use the
      > Direct I/Q to VAC feature. Instructions are contained in the Skimmer help
      > file.
      >
      > 73 Ed W2RF
      >
      > From: dxatlas_group@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:dxatlas_group%40yahoogroups.com>
      > [mailto:dxatlas_group@yahoogroups.com
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      > On Behalf Of Zack
      > Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2008 2:34 PM
      > To: dxatlas_group@yahoogroups.com <mailto:dxatlas_group%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [dxatlas] Skimmer CW Decode and Flex-5000A
      >
      > I have CW Skimmer working with my Flex-5000A and PSDR 1.14. However
      > when it is decoding signals I get a lot of gibberish. Is there any
      > audio setting that I need to adjust?
      >
      > The Audio Volume setting in Skimmer does nothing. Tried varying RX Gain
      > in the VAC tab but it made not difference. BTW I have SR turned off.
      >
      > Prior to getting Skimmer working correctly with the radio I had it
      > decoding only in the actual filter bandwidth. By varying the AGC-T I
      > was able to get around 80-90% solid decode of CW even on fairly weak
      > signals.
      >
      > So does anyone know how I can improve the CW decode?
      >
      > Thanks
      > Zack
      > N8FNR
      >
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