Re: Quick and Easy Frequency Calibration Check
- On 1/25/10 3:33 PM, "Dick Kriss" <aa5vu@...> wrote:
> I just happened to be tuning the 18 MHz band and ran heardAfter posting the note I spun the VFO then came back and
> W1AW sending CW Code practice at 35 wpm faster than I
> can copy. I put fldigi into CW mode and tuned the signal for
> perfect copy.
> It was interesting to note the signal in the waterfall and the
> QSO Frequency display showed 18.095.5 and 18097.500. I
> was not sure of the W1AW broadcast frequency so checked the
> web page <http://www.arrl.org/w1aw.html> and was pleased
> to see 18.0975 for the Morse Code Transmissions. FYI my old
> Kenwood TS-570S frequency display was displaying 18.096.5
> and I have a 1000 Hz entered in the fldigi CW box under
> This quick test gave me a better feeling about spotting stations
> based on the fldigi display. Try it some time!
> 73 Dick AA5VU
set it on 18.096.00 and then tuned the W1AW signal on the
waterfall display for perfect copy. This time the fldigi QSO
Frequency display was reading 18097.518 so my rig or
something may be off a little. It was fun thing to do.