The S-Meter circuits in the 7-line have undergone a number of revisions over the years that the rigs were produced. You can drive yourself nuts trying to chase them down. FWIW I pretty much just gave up trying to make sense of it and just adjust them "by the book".
73 -Jim NU0C On Wed, 2 Mar 2016 16:50:59 -0600, jetercreek wrote: > >Thanks for all the input, gentlemen. I have made some >headway. Especially after I discovered the meter face >had a good static buildup! > >I got it as close as possible and adjusted the IF gain to >match the modern rig. It's all relative... > >But, if it reads anywhere close to what I consider normal >in the region up to S9 +20, it is haywire above 20 DB and >now CCW RF gain is only +40. > >I always considered (and found) Drake transceivers to have 5 DB >between S units and great accuracy above S9. I there any >chance the R7 was meant to reflect a different standard? > >Darrel, N0DBX > >_______________________________________________ >Drakelist mailing list >Drakelist@zerobeat.net >http://mailman.zerobeat.net/mailman/listinfo/drakelist -- Theres something out of place lets go and poke it with a stick. The Doctor, "Amys Choice" _______________________________________________ Drakelist mailing list Drakelist@zerobeat.net http://mailman.zerobeat.net/mailman/listinfo/drakelist