Call Search
     

New to Ham Radio?
My Profile

Community
Articles
Forums
News
Reviews
Friends Remembered
Strays
Survey Question

Operating
Contesting
DX Cluster Spots
Propagation

Resources
Calendar
Classifieds
Ham Exams
Ham Links
List Archives
News Articles
Product Reviews
QSL Managers

Site Info
eHam Help (FAQ)
Support the site
The eHam Team
Advertising Info
Vision Statement
About eHam.net

donate to eham
   Home   Help Search  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Do I really need the Kenwood TCXO's for my TS-940 and 950SD for FT8?  (Read 427 times)
KM1H
Member

Posts: 2450




Ignore
« on: November 09, 2017, 05:14:20 PM »

Those would be the SO1 and SO2 respectively.

Carl
Logged
K0UA
Member

Posts: 1341




Ignore
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2017, 05:21:52 PM »

Those would be the SO1 and SO2 respectively.

Carl

Not in my opinion.  Sure they would be nice, but not entirely necessary.  I see some FT8 signals that drift around a bit. I had a 940 years ago, and I don't remember it drifting around all that much.
Logged
AA2UK
Member

Posts: 285




Ignore
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 05:05:29 AM »

Those would be the SO1 and SO2 respectively.

Carl
Simple answer, No!
73, Bill
AA2UK
Logged
VA3VF
Member

Posts: 765




Ignore
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2017, 08:52:13 AM »

Those would be the SO1 and SO2 respectively.

Carl

It all depends on the radio's specs. Some people add TCXO to their TS590SG, a newer design.

Are you having problems with FT8 as is, i.e., sans TCXO?
Logged
KM1H
Member

Posts: 2450




Ignore
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2017, 02:23:26 PM »

Havent tried anything yet, just getting started
Logged
VA3VF
Member

Posts: 765




Ignore
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2017, 05:54:53 PM »

Havent tried anything yet, just getting started
OK...then try and see what happens. An original TCXO can be an expensive add-on, unless you find a clone on eBay, like the ones for the TS-590SG. But these clones are reported to have phase noise issues, but that's another story.
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!