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Audio or carrier

Post by 295 antenna » Friday, 09 March 2018, 13:54 PM

Heres a fun Topic for Discussion ,

What matters more ? Audio or carrier? Using the formula that it takes 5 dBs to make one s unit on a radio.
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Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 09 March 2018, 16:29 PM

Audio is everything but what do I know,, I'm a SSB'er.

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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by Aughtry » Friday, 09 March 2018, 23:01 PM

Audio vs. Carrier...Audio all the way! The missing proponent here is the Antanna system. Without a proper antenna system, neither means anything.
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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by sonoma » Saturday, 10 March 2018, 1:36 AM

I have seen guys with a lot of audio being able to come in over another ones carrier. so to me audio will be the biggest help when talking.

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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by Blue Ox2 » Saturday, 10 March 2018, 15:08 PM

Absolutely. Audio is the best with a properly matched, well tuned,
and high enough antenna. The antenna is key. Without good ears
nobody gonna hear ya anyway.

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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by jon6667 » Monday, 12 March 2018, 9:03 AM

definitely audio what good is a big carrier with low audio

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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by KP68 » Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8:22 AM

Well, they go hand in hand. For me it's all about the proper ratio, audio to carrier 4:1. Just to toss out numbers say I have a 10 watt dead key, I would bring up my audio to just around 40 watts PEP. I incorporate a little bit of asymmetry so I can go above the 4:1, say 50-60 watts PEP without carrier pinching. My oscilloscopes are my bible. All depends on how you want to sound. Me personally, I strive to be as clean and clear as possible.

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Post by Blue Ox2 » Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 16:53 PM

Awesome. We are looking for the clean, positive, strong signal.
I am looking forward to getting my IMax 2000 up so I can do some real
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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by KP68 » Friday, 16 March 2018, 0:14 AM

Blue Ox2 wrote:
Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 16:53 PM
Awesome. We are looking for the clean, positive, strong signal.
I am looking forward to getting my IMax 2000 up so I can do some real
talkin' !

Blue Ox said that from the Heart of Lancaster County in the Keystone State.

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Re: Audio or carrier

Post by 295 antenna » Monday, 16 April 2018, 17:29 PM

Some great food for thought ! I also look for good clean audio and a strong signal
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