eHam.net - Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) Community

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


Reviews Categories | Digital Multi-mode decoders | MICROLOG ATR-6800 Help


Reviews Summary for MICROLOG ATR-6800
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $1995
Description: Self Contained Terminal for RTTY and CW
Product is in production.
More info: http://
Email Subscription
You are not subscribed to this review.

Subscribe!
My Subscriptions
Subscriptions Help

You can write your own review of the MICROLOG ATR-6800.

K3ICH Rating: 5/5 Aug 23, 2002 06:09 Send this review to a friend
REALLY RFI Proof.  Time owned: more than 12 months
The Microlog ATR-6800, and the later ACT-1, were unigue in the industry. These terminals were completely enclosed by a METAL shell and had extensive RFI shielding to prevent computer noise from getting into your radio. We even had them running SITOR (Original commercial version of HAM AMTOR) on commercial ships where the transmit antenna started at the top of the transmitter cabinet! Typically, there was 3 to 5 feet of antenna right there in the room with you before it exited to outside. Talk about RFI! You could light a 40 watt flourescent light bulb in your hand when the XMTR was keyed! The terminals worked great too. When the computer plug-ins came along, most hams found them unuseable due to the high level of noise heard in the radio. Not so with the ATR-6800. RFI was very seldom a problem with them. (For comments on the operating program, look up the review of the Microlog AIR-1)
 


If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager.