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Re: NO smoke



My original satellite station included a kit built 435 MHz-> 28MHz 
transverter (seemed like it was from Cirkit or something like that?), into 
an ICOM 735.

I did, on more occasions than I care to admit, transmit 100W into it.  It 
survived every time.

73,

Mark




At 01:51 PM 5/30/01 -0400, Margaret Leber wrote:
>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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