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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.

Greg:

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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