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Re: Re: SNR measurements



At 12:02 PM 2/19/2003 -0500, Russ Renaud wrote:
>>Unfortunately Step 1 is not nearly as easy as it sounds; of all the radios 
>>I've ever owned in 27 years, only my (HF) TS-850S allows you to turn off 
>>the AGC.  My FT-726R doesn't do that.  Hopefully the other popular radios 
>>(FT-847 seems to be it) do.
>
>Can you switch off AGC on the FT-847?  

NO  The FT-847 has only fast and slow agc selection.  Perhaps the they were
thinking of the FT-817 which can shut off agc.

Ed - AL7EB

I've been looking for a cheap
>receiver that could do so to use with my transverter to be able to make
>accurate sun/noise measurements, but this sounds like another excellent 
>reason to buy an 847...
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