[amsat-bb] Re: 10GHZ transceiver

jmfranke jmfranke at cox.net
Thu May 28 13:08:19 PDT 2009

I believe the waveguide is WR-75 which is rated for 10-15 GHz, but I also 
believe the system will not move down to the 3cm amateur radio band without 
serious modifications.

John  WA4WDL

From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>
Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2009 1:03 PM
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 10GHZ transceiver

> On 28 May 2009 at 12:26, n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net wrote:
>> Hi Luc,
>> What are you exactly trying to do? Are you trying to convert this into a 
>> 10 GHz transverter for use terrestrially on 10.368 GHz? Or are you
>> looking at converting to a 'receive only' system on 10.450 GHz (P3E)
>> From everything I've seen on these units, the transmit portion is Ku band 
>> and won't move down to 10 GHz (internally matched)
>> 73,
>> Mike, N1JEZ
> If feasable both as there is the TX and the RX on the same body. I think 
> someone play with this unit as a handwriting note appears as "10-
> 15GHZ  KU" but i have no clue for the transmit IF value nor the RX IF too. 
> Is it possible theses unit can be wide enough to cover from 10
> to 15GHZ it seems to be a bit extreme.
> Without any specs it is hard to come up with some solution to have it 
> working in our bands.
> "-"
> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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