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Re: Drake convert , try this



Doug
Neat idea using circuit pen. Gave up on the copper clad steel of RG6U. Went to real
#18 copper. Much easier to cut and form.
Test equipment: What do you use, or what should I look for at 2400? I know this
thread can open a can of worms.
Don...W6RWN

Doug wrote:

> Don DeGregori wrote:
> >
> > Looking for a thumbnail lingth of #18 solid copper wire for the filter
> > extensions? Try center conductor of RG6U, the coax used for cable TV.
> > Don
> >
>
> Another idea that I used was to use a "ciruit pen" which allowed me to draw a
> conductive strip extension to the hairpin filters , then when it dried I could
> Xacto-knife it to size and watch the changes on the spectrum analyzer/tracking
> generator ( the unit I use at work will just barely go up to 2.4GHz. so it is
> only so-so ) and make it look real good ...
>
> Ok , so it really wasn't an elegant setup and the final results were not perfect
> but it did work , I found it too tempermental to try and solder millimeter
> lengths of wire to the already small interdigital filter legs :^{
>
> And no , I am not looking forward to old age ;^}
>
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