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Re: Two Meter Truobles!




>I am wondering if the preamp died while being powered up all day.  Does
>anyone know how the reliability of the ARR amps are?  My 432 is a Down East

I have an ARR preamp for 435.  It has been powered up nearly 24/7 for 
what--almost 4 or 5 years now??

Depending on how long you've had yours, it may be under warranty.

Did you transmit high RF through yours?  They are a tad picky about how 
much RF they will pass...

73,

Mark N8MH


>Microwave and I am thinking of getting their 2m version.  But it would be
>much easier mechanically to just replace the GaAs FET on the ARR 2m unit.
>My question is if I replace the FET, will I just have to do it again and
>again?  The 432 Down East unit works fine after being on all night and all
>day.
>
>Or does anyone have a spare P144VDG they want to part with?
>
>73,
>
>Jon
>NA9D
>
>-------------------------------------
>Jon Ogden
>NA9D (ex: KE9NA)
>
>Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA
>
>http://www.qsl.net/ke9na
>
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