[amsat-bb] Mirage Mast Mounted Preamp(s)
kc2lnc at lexcominc.net
Fri Oct 21 21:49:56 UTC 2016
I agree that MFJ puts out a inferior product in general. In some cases they
put out a product that performs reasonably well for considerably less money.
You recommended the SSB product and that would be my first choice if it
didn't cost $159 more.
I think I can power the Mirage / MFJ preamp from my Yaesu FT-847 directly so
the control box isn't a consideration. I have not as yet made a contact with
the preamp so I'm still evaluating. Thanks for letting me know about the
crosstalk problem. I'll be on the lookout for it. If I find that is the
case, I will return and just bite the bullet. QST reviewed the SSB products
recently and they were impressed enough to run them at W1AW so that's
probably a safe bet.
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