Re: Sangean Dt 400 FM Performance
About the only way to make sure that a radio is misaligned (on either AM or FM) is to compare its performance with another identical model on the same band, and ensure that fringe station reception is significantly worse. Most DXers don't have an identical model to use as a benchmark, but in the rare case of the SRF-59, it was very common for DXers to have two or more units, and discover that one was substandard. For that reason, about 60 units were forwarded here for alignment, all of which were easily optimized on AM.
The Sangean DT-400W, on the other hand, not only costs much more, but both the AM and FM alignment processes require special multi-pin jumpers that are unique to the model. If AM or FM performance is known (or suspected) of being substandard, an option might be to return the unit to Sangean for alignment on the affected band, if the unit is still under warranty.
In a message dated 2/8/2009 4:30:27 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, okmrbh@... writes:
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