Radio Comparison - CW Contesting Suitability
Elecraft K3s/P3 ANAN-100D Flex 6500
cw T/R audio smooth smooth pops when Delay>0
cw keying relay noise quiet loud silent
cw rx latency @ 300hz BW VERY low 70msec 165msec
cw filter slope moderate (optimal) adjustable fixed STEEP
PTT MOX when breakin enabled yes yes no
waterfall optimization manual manual automatic (excellent)
AGC slope wide adjustment some adjustment fixed, unknown slope
AGC Threshold wide adjustment panadapter level indicator adjust by ear only
AGC Decay adjustable adjustable fixed, F/M/S
AGC Hold adjustable adjustable fixed, unknown value
vfo tuning step presets 1, 10, 20, 50, 100Hz 1, 10, 25, 50, 100Hz 1, 10, 50, 100Hz
tuning knob Hz per turn, 10Hz step 1, 2, or 4KHz 800Hz FlexControl 800Hz FlexControl, 640Hz Maestro
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