[amsat-bb] Re: IC-821H Frontend Overload?
Mark L. Hammond
marklhammond at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 10:27:30 PST 2011
It's all about noise figure....I say get the AR2 SP432VDG 24db! If
the front end is "too hot" you can use crummy coax to attenuate the
Does the 821H have a preamp that you could turn off if necessary?
Probably won't be necessary, but just in case...
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Paul Delaney - K6HR
<paul.hamradio at verizon.net> wrote:
> I'm setting up for satellite operation and considering the AR2 SP432VDG 24db preamp. A friend suggests this will likely overload the frontend of the radio (an 821H) The antennas are M2 eggbeaters. Would the SP432VDA 15db be a better choice?
> Can anyone using these preamps give me some feedback on the 15db vs. 24db preamps and which might be the best way to go considering the radio and antennas I have?
> Paul Delaney
> paul.hamradio at verizon.net
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Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]
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