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Re: Tape Recorders

Another method that I found works is to use your computer to digitize
the sound. Low frequency response is VERY important.


assib@imap1.asu.edu wrote:
> Hi,
> Here is a technical issue:
> I want to record a 9600 downlink on tape.
> Testing a simple Radio-Shack mono tape recorder, it looks like the
> high frequency response is fine. It is not exactly linear, but that
> can be corrected by a non-linear input amplifier.
> One thing I did notice is that the Jitter is very high. Now that could be due
> to one of several reasons:
> 1. bad low frequency response of the tape recorder.
> 2. bad motor speed control / bad tape alignment.
> I know its only a 19$ R.S. unit - but that all I had to test :-)
> Did anyone test the frequency response of a different tape recorder ?
> bye, Assi
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Ron Parsons