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IC-706MKIIG Settings and Making Contacts on FT8

Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by KE5CVM, May 1, 2019.

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  1. KP4SX

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    FB!
     
  2. KA0HCP

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    In addition to turning off DSP and Notch filter, you should select AGC-FAST.

    All these things alter the received signal and make processing difficult.
     
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    I made some additional adjustments on my computer sound levels which have helped in making additional contacts. I changed the microphone and playback levels to as near 0.0db as possible.
     
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    The baud rate was gonna be my guess ... the think 706 default is 9600.
     
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    Actually, I set the CI-V Baud rate at Auto. The baud rate is @ 1200 in setting #29. The default is 9600. Thanks for the reply.
     
  6. KE5CVM

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    On the radio settings, I have the deleted all of the following: DSP-ANF, COM, AGC, VOX. The default on baud is 9600 and I have it @ 1200.
     
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    Update: I have been adjusting the power levels on the radio. It was on 20 watts and the output was really low. I adjusted the power level to 40-50 watts and now the output is 20 watts. I also adjusted the CODEC level to 100%. On the radio I have the DSP-ANF on and the F-AGC on. On the sounds site I have the playback and recording levels at 0.0 dB.
     

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