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Author Topic: tentec eagle for SWL and MW  (Read 9531 times)
AE5EK
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« on: July 14, 2014, 06:37:35 PM »

How is the eagle for SWL and MW?  Do the receive LC filters cause too much attenuation outside of the ham bands?
Note the manual says
general cOverage receive:
degraded specs outside
ham bands

tks
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K1FPV
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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2014, 11:44:23 AM »

Well, I don't know about the Eagle, but I know the OMNI VII and the Jupiter are OK on the BC band and other shortwave frequencies. On VLF (below the BC Band), they drop off fast. I suspect that the Eagle is similar though I can say for sure not having tried the Eagle. I suspect the only frequencies that Ten-Tec will guarantee is in the ham bands.

For all SWLing, I use my Ten-Tec RX-320D, RX-340, RX-350D (which drops off below the BC band), and my Yaesu FRG-100. They give me all the receiving capability I need though I do use a couple Boat-Anchors....HQ-180A and a HQ-100A.

Bill
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KF4CQR
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« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2014, 02:38:27 PM »

Drop Ten Tec an email and ask them.


They are responsive.
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