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Re: Coax for Drake Downconverters

>Hi All,
>This question is for the guys who have the drake downconverter working. I
>just received my order, and I wanted to ask. Did you run 75 ohm coax from
>the downconverter/pre-amp to the rig in the shack, then convert over to 50
>ohm for the radio? Or did you convert it at the downconverter, and run 50
>ohm down to the shack. I'm wondering the best why to connect the 75 ohm
>output to my 50 ohm rig??? Thanks... 73...

Couldn't one simply connect the 75 ohm coax to the rig?  The converter has
some gain even when downconverting to 144 MHz, so I shouldn't think that
loss due to introducing a slight mismatch would be noticeable on receive.

73 de va3rr/aa8lu