6600 on air

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I was talking to Dave W2OX tonight with his new 6600. He sounded very good.
I could not help notice the pass band skirts were almost perfect. His signal was 15 over to me. Usually at that signal strength I see things out side the band pass, But not this time. Dave is also using the PowerGenius XL, seems to be a very good combo.
Very impressive.
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Bill -VA3WTB

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Posted 11 months ago

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Steven Linley

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Is he a field tester?
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Bill -VA3WTB

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Yes he is, I expect he will be on in the morning tomorrow at 11:00 on 7.192 with the usual  group.
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Steven Linley

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Is he a field tester?
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Yes
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Bill -VA3WTB

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Dave has been on air this morning working remote, still sounds good.
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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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Are we getting Adaptive Pre-Distortion for Christmas?? :)
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I am afraid not.
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David Decoons wo2x, Elmer

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no, but the 6600/Power Genius XL combo is very acceptable as far as IMD. The Power Genius XL uses MEffA algorithm for adjusting amp bias and other settings to maximize efficiency, reduce heat dissipation, and improve IMD on SSB.

In my opinion it does not need APD, even though I would welcome it if Flex decides to implement it in the future.

I have owned both the Anan 200D and 8000dle and the 200D NEEDED APD. It was horrible with it turned off. The 8000 was better due to the 50 volt finals.

Dave wo2x
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Bill -VA3WTB

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No APD on the new Icoms? No one is talking about that.
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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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Why would we? In reality APD is not in any of the rigs besides ANAN ́s