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Re: VHF/UHF Multimodes, Transverters, and power spikes



I have heard this about the FT-736, but not the FT-847.  I use an 847 and
have not had this problem.  I try to connect the transverter after turning
the radio on, but it doesn't always happen this way.

73,
Joe
ka0yos@amsat.org
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Acito" <w1pa@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 9:39 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] VHF/UHF Multimodes, Transverters, and power spikes


> I was told the FT-847 emits a power spike regardless of ALC/Gain setting,
> which could be damaging to a transverter. I have also seen references to a
> mod to prevent this. Can anyone provide me a link or a reference to this
> mod?
>
>
> Can anyone provide a list of rigs known not to emit the spike for
> transverter use?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill
> W1PA
>
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