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Re: AO-40 reception difficulties

Greg Dolkas wrote:
> I've been watching all the wonderful reports of AO-40 today, and am
> sad to not be one of them.
> So, what can I do better?  My setup is as follows:
> Drake 2880 with crystal changed to 8302.125 khz (moves AO-40 to
> middle of IF passband), Connifer preamp, and MMDS BBQ grill antenna.


My math says that if your crystal is 8.302125 MHz, which is
multiplied by 256 inside the Drake 2880, your LO is set to
2125.344 MHz.  This means that a signal at 2401.39 MHz would
appear at 276.046 MHz.  Is this where you have the R7000 tuned?

John (KB0ZEV)
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