[Boatanchors] Re SX-130 question

butwheat butwheat73 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 11:15:02 EST 2012

That was s o p for that vintage receiver for ssb
 On Jan 31, 2012 11:49 PM, "Ron Barlow" <imalowfer at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Many thanks to all who replied to my request for info on the SX-130. The
> owner (a member of the Hallicrafters mailing list) states that the RF gain
> control must be reduced to obtain good copy on SSB. He states that if the
> RF gain control is advanced, the audio distortion becomes severe.
>  He asks if this situation, is normal, for this particular receiver.
>  He sent along a copy of the owners manual, which states that "under
> certain conditions, it may be found advantageous to reduce the RF GAIN
> setting for improved reception." Judging from the owners description, his
> receiver seems to require a great deal more attention, to the RF gain
> control, than the owners manual suggests.
>  Unfortunately, I do not have access to the receiver, and I have never
> operated an SX-130. Therefore, I am not in a good position to judge whether
> his receiver is operating normally. Any and all advice is greatly
> appreciated, and I will forward it to the owner of the receiver.
>                                        Many thanks & 73 de Ron  N4GJV
> ________________________________
> From: Bill Fuqua <wlfuqu00 at uky.edu>
> To: Ron Barlow <imalowfer at yahoo.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:18 AM
> Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] SX-130 question
>   I seem to remember a problem with mine.
> It seemed to have some strange squealing or modulation when using
> SSB.
> I have never investigated it.
> What is his problem?
> Bill
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