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RE: Re: 3373 & filter?



Thanks Pieter!

What about a little scrap standard PCB material?

and, is this the item you refer to?

http://www.downeastmicrowave.com/pre-cat.htm


Thanks!
Kevin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Pieter Ibelings
> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 12:31 PM
> To: Kevin Uhlir; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 3373 & filter?
> 
> 
> I had to make my own little boards. I used an MMIC teflon PWB 
> that down east
> microwave sells. I was able to make both boards out of a single 
> mmic board.
> If you remove the metal covers, you will find a copper stamped filter
> suspended in the air. Don't take it appart until you have the board
> material. You will also need some copper tape to ground it all around it
> since the board is a little recessed and it is hard to bolt down.
> 
> Pieter
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin Uhlir" <kevinu@flochart.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Cc: <rfspace@yahoo.com>
> Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 12:01 PM
> Subject: 3373 & filter?
> 
> 
> > I'm thinking about puting that 2450 +/- 50 filter into my 3373.
> >
> > I've looked at Pieter's photos of the mod.
> >
> > Pieter, did you have to make a pc board/stripline to install the
> > filter, or does the photo show whats under the two metal blocks
> > over the stock filters?  I only have 1 (one) 3373, it represents my
> > only downlink capability, so I dont want to pull the metal blocks
> > off unless i know its ok.
> >
> > Kevin
> 
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