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Re: Drake power feed

Yes, the open circuit voltage of the transformer supplied with the Drake
is almost 20 volts.  Anything over 14 volts loaded should work just fine.
Cliff K7RR

On Sat, 16 May 1998, Eric A. Cottrell wrote:

> Richard W L Limebear wrote:
> > We are starting to get the Drake 2400 MHz units in the UK (direct from
> > Japan). But there has been no mention of the box which allows you to feed
> > dc power along the feedline.
> > 
> > I realise its probably pretty simple but I'd be grateful if anyone can
> > supply details of this unit. A cct diagram would be even better (as long
> > as winding details of inductors are included)
> Hello,
> If the units take +18 volts it is possible to use a power supply meant
> to feed a TVRO LNB or a cable amplifer.  They usually have an adapter
> that goes inline with the coax (F connectors in the US).
> 73 Eric eac@shore.net  WB1HBU