[amsat-bb] Re: Using Preamps In Shack

Mark Spencer mspencer12345 at yahoo.ca
Sun Mar 13 21:44:31 PDT 2011


Yes I have done this.  The feed line loss will essentially add to the noise figure of the pre amp, which is not desirable, but in my case with a 70 foot run of 9913F7 the arr gasfet  preamplifier was still worth using on 70 cm.

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On 2011-03-13, at 9:36 PM, "Paul Delaney - K6HR" <paul.hamradio at verizon.net> wrote:

> 
> Does anyone have their preamps in the shack as opposed to mast mount?
> Any major disadvantage to having the preamps in the shack?
> I just acquired two AR2 SPxxxVDG preamps and understand they are not
> weatherproof and would need an enclosure to mount near antennas, which for
> the time being is not possible. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> 
> Paul Delaney - K6HR
> paul.hamradio at verizon.net
> http://k6hr.dyndns.org:8080 
> 
> 
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