[amsat-bb] Re: mode s converter
sv1bsx at yahoo.gr
Sun Jan 20 18:33:08 PST 2008
I had used exactly this method as Diane pointed-out
for my S-Band signal-source.
I remember now the "good old days" with AO-40 !
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73, Mak SV1BSX
----- Original Message -----
From: "Diane Bruce" <db at db.net>
To: "Andrew T. Flowers, K0SM" <aflowers at frontiernet.net>
Cc: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2008 3:25
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: mode s converter
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 07:42:42PM -0500, Andrew T. Flowers, K0SM wrote:
>> I've been able to use a FT-470 transmitting somewhere in the 440 band to
>> generate signals test signals all the way through 10 GHZ. It helps to
> There are people who have put a 50 ohm load on a HT then tapped off
> a bit to feed a diode; this produces quite good harmonics. ;-)
> Of course, you really need to make sure you aren't putting full power
> across the diode and radiating significant power all over the place. ;)
> One advantage of is, the harmonic will be a lot closer than a
> 40mhz xtal module.
> - 73 Diane VA3DB
> - db at FreeBSD.org db at db.net http://www.db.net/~db
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