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Re: Drake 2880 Converter



Hi Jess et all

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Jesse Morris <w4mvb@juno.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>

> that I blew the front end GASFET in another converter while testing
> antennas this afternoon.  

Sorry about that. However don't dump it in the trash bin yet.
According to Al GM1SXX there still is a way to use the fried Drake.
It's called "Project Duckling" and you can read about it in last AMSAT-UK
Oscar News Issue, Number 146, Dec 2000, page 3~7
In resume, you cut half and use it as a SHF source. Cool :0)

Best 73
F.Costa, CT1EAT

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