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Re: Cutting TX Power out from FT736R Permanently!



----- Original Message -----
From: Simon Lewis <gm4plm@emn.org.uk>
To: <simon@creoch.freeserve.co.uk>
Cc: Amsat-BB (E-mail) <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2000 1:01 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Cutting TX Power out from FT736R Permanently!


>
> Hi All,
>
> I have now dedicated my FT736R to driving my microwave transverters in
> preparation for Phase 3D.
>
> There is one problem that surely someone has come across and fixed
> before and that is modding the transmit output to allow easy connection
> of a transverter. My 736 (EU model) puts out 25 watts! - I'd like to be
> able to reduce this permanently and easily, more the case safely as I
> can do without any accidents like poking 25w up my transverter which
> wants about 1 watt input when I accidentaly hit the drive control on the
> front panel.
>
> Ques. Has anyone come up with anything to do this???
>

Ed Krome has the best idea I've seen -- use an appropriately long length of
lossy coax between the FT-736R and the transverter to cut the TX power down
to 1 watt.

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