[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 mode V/S

francesco messineo francesco.messineo at gmail.com
Wed May 14 00:09:22 PDT 2008


On 5/13/08, George Henry <ka3hsw at earthlink.net> wrote:
> You can use any oscillator module, such as from an old PC motherboard, that will put out harmonics up in the 2.4 GHz range.  I happened to find a 24.000 MHz one on an old MB.  Just now, looking around in the junk drawer, I found ones for 4.000 and 16.000 MHz as well.  Add 5 volts and a short piece of wire on the output pin, and you're good to go.

I can confirm, I used a 50 MHz xtal oscillator and I have a very
strong armonic signal at 2400 MHz.

Francesco IZ8DWF

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