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Re: NO smoke



Robert Jewell wrote:

> In my haste to get on my ARES net during a local severe weather incident, I
> couldn't figure out why I couldn't get into the local repeater, until I
> realized I was sending 50 watts of RF into my 3733, from my FT-847.
> 
> It doesn't seem to have affected the 3733.

For people who are keeping score, a single unintentional minimum FT-847 
power (3W?) 2m FM transmission down 75' of cheap RG-58/U into my 
Millicom-modified Drake appears to have not caused any damage.

But don't try this at home.

  73 de Maggie K3XS
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