I am seeing imd or something when sending cw. Is that normal?

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 TX/RX CW signal (VFO A only) on 14.012MHz but I also see my signal on 14.008 and 14.016MHz.  Is that normal?
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Steven Linley

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Posted 6 months ago

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Mark - WS7M

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Steven,

How are you "seeing your signal"?  If you are using the pan in TX monitor then I believe this is totally normal.  You are talking about a sensitive receive circuit enabled next to a  transmitter.  I think you will see lots of little overloads.

Mark
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Jim K4JAF

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I agree with Mark, you will see very a very wide signal with spurs when looking at your xmit signal in the panadapter .  If your concerned, listen to your signal in another receiver with lots of attenuation.
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WX7Y

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Also make sure your DSP filters are not enabled which also causes artifacts in the Display
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Steven Linley

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Yes, I am seeing them in the panafall.
OK, I will check it with and w/o DSP filters.
Thanks
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Gerald - K5SDR, Employee

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Yes, that is totally normal.  You have a very high dynamic range spectrum analyzer/receiver inside the same enclosure with a 100W transmitter.  
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Steven Linley

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Ok, thank you