[amsat-bb] Re: Source of Mode S downconverters ?

Michael Tondee mat_62 at netcommander.com
Fri Apr 18 13:11:54 PDT 2008

Keps is in Italy and has no US distributor that I know of so be prepared to
pay a pretty price since we have such a weak dollar at the moment. I chanced
upon a Pacific Monolithics MMDS converter on e-bay awhile back but I haven't
used it yet. The particular one I have has an 123MHz IF. The surplus ones
are a little hard to find, you have to be ready to pounce when you see one.
I think someone already mentioned it but downeast microwave is another
Michael, W4HIJ
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter at networkref.com>
To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2008 1:00 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Source of Mode S downconverters ?

> I am looking to get another Mode S downconverter.  I remember seeing one
> from Italy I think that could convert to either 2m or 440 for the
> converted signal but cant find the link anymore.  I exchange emails with
> K5GNA but he is out of stock and may not have anymore for a while.
> Any help/suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Ron

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