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Re: AO-40 reception difficulties



Hi John,

Good eyes - my  typo.  8203.125 is what I meant.  Gives a 2100 mhz LO.
We did verify this on the bench, so I know the Icom is tuned correctly. 
And, I did get a signal on one pass.  It's just all the silence on the other
passes that bothers me...

Thanks,

Greg.

> 
> 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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