wwv 15.000.000 MHz

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First time I have ever selected WWV on my 6400. Decided to just give it a try. It goes to 15.000.100 (AM) when WWV is selected.

Is there some sort of correction that is automatic?

thx
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Alan W4FBI

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Posted 4 months ago

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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WWV, is in the GEN band.  I suspect that you were operating in the GEN band and may have changed the mode to AM and bad persistence has remembered it.

You would have to clear band persistence to make the GEN band default back to USB.  This HelpDesk article, How to Reset Persistence Database for a FLEX-6000 will instruct you how to do it.

Oh yeah, the WWV signal is actually AM, so the radio was smart enough to put you in the correct mode ;-)
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Alan W4FBI

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yes, I knew AM was correct. Just the frequency off 000.100. I'll try that reset. Thanks, Tim...
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For clarity purposes, my last comment was tongue and cheek. 
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You can also use the calibration mode in SSDR. It uses WWV to set your calibration very accurately. If you don't have a 10 MHz reference or GPSDO, I'd recommend running calibration every so often (every couple of months, maybe - your mileage may vary).