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Re: Weatherfax audio file for testing

Originally Posted by tombesore View Post
As for that fuzzy signal, I am wondering if I had the greyscale option selected instead of b/w. The signal was strong and noise is minimal. The antenna is a 140' long Windom stretched between the ship's mast.

I'll give it a try again and hope for better results .... also using the tuning tweaks suggested earlier in this thread. Thanks for the suggestions.
Try aligning your antenna to straight vertical as much as possible ... horizontally polarized antennas are subject to pick up a lot of 'noise' from automotive type spark ignition engines and are highly insensitive to signal coming in at the 'ends' ... better to be 90 from the broadcast origin; vertical antennas seem at times to better dampen out such automotive induced background noise and are more omnidirectional.

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