Tony... That was the whole problem! I received the PA/F kit last
week for this band but haven't assembled it yet as I have been trying
to figure out this problem first. I just wasn't thinking through the
process very well... getting older by the day I suppose (and now a
little wiser) Thank you and the others for the help!
--- In email@example.com, "Tony Parks" <kb9yig@...> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> The RX antenna connection on the v6.3 board is through the TX LP
filter. Thus an appropriate PA/Filter board needs to be plug on top
of the RXTX board, or if no PA/Filter board is plugged in, a jumper
needs to be placed between pins 1 and 5 of J2 on the RXTX board.
> Tony KB9YIG
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: jjj_oh01
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 4:40 PM
> Subject: [softrock40] Re: RXTX v6.3 no joy on 30M and up
> Thanks Alan
> I rewound the secondary windings on T100 with no change to the SDR
> except that I did hear/see one weak cw signal on 30M. 20 was still
> silent. A different sound card produced the same results with just
> fewer noise spikes and ground loop mounds visible. The SDR still
> works fine on 80 and 40.
> > Sorry, I have no ideas on your main problem but the soundcard
> > nothing to do with it.
> > If the soundcard works on one band it will work on them all. The
> > job is to make all bands look the same to the soundcard. The
> sampling rate
> > just enables you to see more of the band you are receiving.
> > As has been said, incorrect wiring of T100 is most likely. This
> > means the ends of the wires are soldered to the wrong place.
> > 73 Alan G4ZFQ