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Re: EME Sband?

Actually, there was an old QST issue about converting a microwave oven
into a 2.4GHz ATV transmitter.

If I remember correctly, it didn't take much of a varactor to warp the
magnetron's operating frequency around enough to generate an FM signal.

On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Douglas Braun NA1DB wrote:

> I suspect that the bandwidth of the microwave oven's emissions
> would be so large that the received S/N would not be any
> better than for a weak but stable ham CW transmitter.
> Doug

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