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Re: Drake on 122 Mhz



Hello This is Yoshi JF6BCC.

At 2001/10/25 21:41:22 Kent wrote:
> I am new to AO-40 with a converted Drake 2880 using the factory 122 mhz IF.
> I am hearing the telemetry and qso's but with some difficulty. I'm also
> using the BBQ Grill dish . I'm assuming a pre-amp is in order? Just
> wondering if anyone is having better sucess with a similar setup?  Rig is
> Ft-847.

  Here is a good article of 2880 modification. I tried it and got
much better receiving ability than basic-modified 2880.

Measurement of 2880
http://plaza16.mbn.or.jp/~palau/drake/ham-ji5mfzmej1.html

Modification of 2880 with MMIC
http://plaza16.mbn.or.jp/~palau/drake/ham-ji5mfzmod1.html

  73 de Yoshi JF6BCC.


Yoshihiro Imaishi JF6BCC/KH2GR
GL:PM53JV, ex KC6IY(T88IY),V63BP
mailto:jf6bcc@jarl.com
<http://plaza16.mbn.or.jp/~palau/index-hame.html>

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