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Re: Drake 2880 Downconverter Purchase - Update



If you do the 430 MHz IF,  you only need a 2 or 3 dollar
crystal and a 10 pF cap.  I believe that I originally got mine from 
Mouser Electronics and they have a web site.

Mike N4CNW

On Monday 22 January 2001 20:15, you wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> I'm broke and my money is on it's way to Japan! My bank sent a wire to
> an International Bank and the IB tells my bank the transaction should
> happen any time in the next day or two. (what's the point of a wire
> then?)I'm still waiting for a rate confirmation from the import
> specialist at customs. They told me to expect a rate between .014% and
> ..040%.
>
> Many of you have mentioned crystals. I can buy them just as cheap in
> here in the states from my research. The only trouble is delivery time.
> JAN Crystal can have them made and delivered in 5 weeks for about half
> the price of anyone else. They're $13 each if we want them in a hurry
> and less than half if we can wait. If you can't wait, contact
> http://www.jancrystals.com and order direct. (there's a $20 minimum)
>
> I have a website to take downconverter orders. Buyers will be able to
> pay with a Credit Card through Paypal. It's ready with the exception of
> the price. Once I get the cost of duty nailed down, I'll post a link on
> the BB for orders and I'll send an email to those of you that have sent
> private emails.
>
> Thanks to all of you for the kind words. This is turning out to be a
> learning experience for me! I haven't done anything crazy for a while so
> going through all of this is kinda fun.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Mark Fossum - N0NSV
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