[amsat-bb] Re: Where can I buy pre-made feedline?

Edward Cole kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Thu Dec 6 19:40:36 PST 2007

This advice is only for the FT-847 (now out of production):

I installed flange-mount sma connectors to break out both 2m & 70cm 
receiver antenna inputs separate from the Tx.  No more blown preamps!

Ed - KL7UW

At 03:48 PM 12/6/2007, Dave Guimont wrote:

> >I use a male VHF to female N adapter.  Do not remember where I got it, but
> >it was one of the mail order houses. If you really do not want to use a VHF
> >connector for 144, I would prefer the adapter over changing the socket on my
> >910.  I prefer to stick with the different connectors as a guard against Mr.
> >Murphy, but sometimes that is impossible.
>The adapter is of no use to avoid the impedance "bump".   It would be
>the same thing as using a 259 to begin with, and forget the adapter.
>I'll say it again, Changing  to an "N" on the radio is "gilding the
>lily",  but for max performance saving every fraction of a db is
>heading in the right direction...
>             73, Dave, WB6LLO
>                 dguimon1 at san.rr.com
>                     Disagree: I learn....
>                Pulling for P3E...
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Ed - KL7UW
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144-EME: FT-847, mgf-1801, 4x-xpol-20, 185w
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