Re: Olivia, TS-2000, DM780 questions
- My previous post SHOULD have said :
The main 1000/32 freqs are 14.105.5, 14.106.5,
So much for my proof reading skills ...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "garylinnrobinson" <grobin1949@...>
> 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