SSB ops clear down to 7000 kHz on 40m, Grrrr

Mike D. hrg at CIFNET.COM
Fri Jan 20 12:20:52 EST 2006

> Come on over to my house and I'll turn on my Collins 75S-3A 
> with the 200 Hz filter that came in it from the factory.  We 
> will then see about copying a CW signal through an SSB signal.
> You cannot do this with the wider SSB filters that most 
> equipment use for CW receiving.  But, with a good, narrow, 
> filter you can most certainly copy a CW signal through an SSB signal.
> Been doing it for decades.
> Also, those people with a good cebreal filter can also copy 
> CW through SSB. 

I understand and use narrow passband filters with top notch receivers. It is
my opinion you are wrong and you are welcome to come to my shack to test
your cebreal (sic) filter against mine. I'll be happy to demonstrate what
happens when the Trans Provincial Net starts up on 40m.

Alternately, consider posting your comments on the CW, FISTS or HI-SPEED CW
reflectors and see who, if any, shares your opinion. 

73 de Mike, N9BOR

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