[amsat-bb] Re: Are my pre-amps working?

Curt Nixon cptcurt at flash.net
Sat Dec 13 07:12:50 PST 2008

I Mark:

The ISS cross band repeater runs in U/v  the downlink is on 145.800  up 
on 437.800


Mark Lunday, WD4ELG wrote:
> Two FT817 rigs, one for 440 one for 144.
> Two new Mirage pre-amps: KP-1/44o, KP-1/2M
> When I power them on, I definitely can hear significantly stronger signals
> on 2 meter side.  I tested by going to 144.39 and the packet signals near my
> QTH were stronger by 3 S units.
> For the 440 pre-amp, the signals seem to get stronger but only slightly.
> During last night's FO-29 pass, it was a little easier to find my signal
> while tuning around...but not much of a difference.  
> Anybody else using these pre-amps?
> Mark Lunday
> wd4elg at arrl.net
> http://wd4elg.net
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