[amsat-bb] Ettus B210

Juan Sanchez jsdenis at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 21:46:36 UTC 2016

Thanks to everybody......
I begin studying all this good information
Sorry for my bad english...
73 de Juan....EB2FVT
El 25/01/2016 20:56, "Edward R Cole" <kl7uw at acsalaska.net> escribió:

> =======snip
> I looked into the Toshiba Module solution mentioned, and it is a pretty
> decent solution, but my problem with it was filtering.  Those modules
> are great but have pretty bad third harmonic and spur rejection.  This
> means that final stage filtering will be required to stay within FCC
> limits (I think -60 dBc is the requirement, can't remember off the top
> of my head).  The W6PQL reference is fantastic and is closer to a good
> solution because he has the filtering problem solved in his designs (you
> may have to get the filter board separate for the 70cm design, I think
> he includes a filter in the 80W 2m Amp design).  For the budget
> conscious, this is the path I would recommend.  I would probably look
> into using the Toshiba modules with lower output power (single digit
> Watts) as a driver for something like a Mirage Amp (that I think has the
> final stage filtering built in).
> ====snip
> The W6PQL board is wide-band and one only needs to use proper value bypass
> capacitors and wind coils for 435-MHz.  Not saying that is trivial but that
> is all that would be needed for filtering using that pc board.  In the past
> others made generic pc boards for using the Toshiba modules.  This is going
> to require some engineering to accomplish or you can spend big bucks and go
> the Kuhne Engineering route.
> I assume anyone using the Ettus B210 is willing to do that.
> 73, Ed - KL7UW
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