[AMRadio] Re: GB> AM vs SSB???


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sun Apr 8 16:31:10 EDT 2007


Maybe they just have a better speaker then...

I remember trying out a KWM380 at a ham store in Houston 
about 20 years ago and I thought the audio sounded better 
than most of the Japanese rigs.

Grant write:

> Actually, I've never thought Collins SSB sounded all that terribly good.
> The KWS-1 has a bit wider transmit filter than the other usual suspects, but
> in general, the transmit bandwidth is too narrow.  There are important audio
> queues in both the low end and high end (up to 4Khz or so) speech spectrum
> that are completely missing.  This isn't just a Collins problem -- I'm not
> singling them out to pick on.  And the typical receiver, with it's shiny 2.1
> Khz mechanical filter or equivalent, chops those important queues out even
> if they were being transmitted.




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