Info request on Central Electronics 100V

Bill Turner wrt at ESKIMO.COM
Tue Feb 10 23:19:42 EST 1998

On Tue, 10 Feb 1998 20:32:11 -0600, "Buska" <d.buska at AAIATE.COM>

>On Tue, 10 Feb 1998 19:44:54 -0600, Bill Turner wrote:
>>On Tue, 10 Feb 1998 00:31:54 -0800, Jan Axing <janax at>
>>>Anything else I should know about this transmitter?
>>Your question jogged the ol' memory bank.  There's a bit of history
>>wrapped up in the 100V.  It was designed so that it transmitted upper
>>sideband on 20-15-10, and lower sideband on 40-80.  That became the
>>standard and continues to this day.  There is no technical reason to
>>change from upper to lower on different bands, just "that's the way
>>we've always done it".  Like the Centronics connector for printers,
>>the company is gone but the legacy lingers on.
>Bill, are you sure your thinking of the 100V?  The CE 100V can transmit on LSB,
>USB, DSB, LSC (Lower sideband with carrier), USC, AM, PM, CW and FSK all
>selectable on the front panel on any band.  I do remember that the Swan 350
>was on of those rigs that had the USB on 20-15-10 and LSB on 40-80, but not
>the ultimate Central Electronics 100V!
>Don N9OO
I might be wrong on the model number, but I'm pretty sure it was
Central Electronics that started the custom.

73, Bill W7TI

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