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Re: 2.4 G beacon




----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark L. Hammond" <hammond@surrealnet.net>
To: <Mike73@aol.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 7:46 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 2.4 G beacon


> Hi Mike,
>
> Ah, neat little signal generator.
>
> Now, can any of you electronic whizzes on the list suggest a more common
> diode part to substitute for the 1SS85 component?
>
> I can't find it in the Radio Shack catalog, and RFParts.com has a $25
> minimum, while the 1SS85 is only about $3.  Don't think I need 9 of them
;-)
>
> 73,
>
> Mark N8MH
>
> AIf you're looking to check out your S band receiver, here's a good way to
> >test it. Go to JN1GKZ's home page and check out the bottom of his "mod 3
> >page" for the Drake 2880. URL:
> >http://www.din.or.jp/~m-arai/sband/mod31e.htm
> >You will see a nifty little harmonic generator made out of a 10K resistor
and
> >1SS85 diode. The diagram suggests using 50 MHz, I use 400 MHz from my HT.
6th
> >harmonic = 2400 MHz. Works slick!
> >
> >73,
> >Mike, N1JEZ
>
>
Hi! Mark,

If you can find a source for the NTE replacement line a NTE553 will do it.
$.88 at Hosfelt electronics in Ohio.

George W2CID

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