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Re: AO-40 spreadsheet

At 14:38 26-05-2001, you wrote:
>None of the downconverters are going to survive transmitting into them for
>even the slightest amount of time. I've seen reports of them being popped by
>doing nothing more than changing bands, or turning the radio on.

Well, i was thinking of the preamps (MKU232A2 or KU2000LSF), used with a 
receiver only!
Is it mandatory to have a DC-shorted antenna/feed, as opposed to an 
unmodified helix (to prevent static)?
How about RF-pickup from the TX-antenna, situated at least a meter away?

73 de OZ1LRG

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