[amsat-bb] Re: down converter

Alan Sieg WB5RMG wb5rmg at somenet.net
Mon Mar 23 09:18:43 PDT 2009

Tim - VK2XTT said :
>  . . . you need to find a CalAmp 130415 MMDS down converter to modify.
> With the right crystal they produce an IF at 435 Mhz.
> I wrote an article on modification back in 2005 for the local club mag
> that I'll send you off list detailing the conversion.

Hi Tim,
A friend gave me a 130415, which has had some modification...
I'd sure like a copy of your mod article for comparison.
>From what I've found so far, they had already changed the crystal,
disconnected the comb filter, and changed out the voltage regulator...
perhaps more that I didn't recognize.

Your article may provide me with some new perspective.
Please send the article or a link to <mycallsign>at<AMSAT>dot<ORG>

Thanks in advance.   73 for now   /;^)
(pardon the bandwidth, I encountered a failure on Tim's QRZ email address)
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