[AMRadio] League pulls RM-11306

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 20:38:35 EDT 2007

Bill Smith wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Geoff/W5OMR" <ars.w5omr at gmail.com>
> <snips>
>> Are you sure -you- know how much PEP your rig is running, without
>> distorting/flat-topping the peaks?
>> 73, etc
>> -Geoff/W5OMR
> Hi Geoff,
> Been there, tried that.. have run increased carrier, and with an
> asymmetrical limiter have limited positive peaks to comply with the 1500 W
> PEP limit.  Unfortunately, I couldn't convince listeners to adjust their
> detectors to receive asymmetrical modulation and they complained of
> distortion.

You're missing the point.


> Also, think somewhere buried in the FCC rules is something about operating
> in accordance to good engineering practices.  Good engineering practice
> suggests low distortion, fully modulated audio.

Just because your peaks are beyond 2:1 (as in a 'defined' SR of 4, in my 
case) doesn't mean that the audio is distorted.  It's just cleanly, 
fully modulated, without pinching the carrier, non-distorted audio.

Read, with great attention to ever aspect to ever detail, the site (again).


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