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Re: Olivia, TS-2000, DM780 questions

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  • garylinnrobinson
    My previous post SHOULD have said : The main 1000/32 freqs are 14.105.5, 14.106.5, 14.107.5, 14.108.5 So much for my proof reading skills ...
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 3, 2008
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      My previous post SHOULD have said :

      The main 1000/32 freqs are 14.105.5, 14.106.5,
      14.107.5, 14.108.5

      So much for my proof reading skills ...

      --- In oliviadata@yahoogroups.com, "garylinnrobinson" <grobin1949@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi Tom,
      > Over at : hflink.com/olivia/ is a lot of good info on Olivia and
      > Freqs. The main 20mtr 500/16 (bandwidth/tones) freqs are 14.075.65,
      > 14.076.65, 14.077.65 - the main 1000/32 freqs are 14.105.5, 14.105.6,
      > 14.105.7, 14.105.8
      > These are dial freqs - suggested to use 750hz waterfall on 500hz
      > wide Olivia sigs and 1000hz waterfall for 1000hz wide waterfall.
      > But these are all just suggested and many people don't know about
      > them and many don't follow them.
      > I have pretty good luck at 14.072.65 and 14.073.65 putting out a
      > LOT of CQ's (2el yagi at 25ft + 30 watts) - just listening doesn't
      > always yield a lot. I have had over 30 20mtr Olivia QSO's in the last
      > 20 days - mostly sporadic E but also some longer stuff and a few DX.
      > Also worked 2 different guys in Minnesota hi hi - Most of my QSO's on
      > 20 have been in the evening between 22:00z and 02:00z (6-10pm local)
      > but late late afternoon has yielded a few - morning not so good on ANY
      > band on Olivia - for me at least.
      > Lots of Olivia if you scare it up yourself AND the band cooperates
      > with a little propagation.
      > I would suggest running DM780 with "Search" setting at 25% most of
      > the time and the "Sync Depth" at medium. Running Sync Depth at High
      > will make a LONGER delay for decoding to start and finish - though it
      > does help when decoding a very very weak signal.
      > Hope this helps.
      > ---Gary WB8ROL
      >
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