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Re: bird



On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:12:32AM -0800, Edward R. Cole wrote:
> 
> The Bird-43 is usuable from 1.1 to 1.8 GHz using either the 10K or 50K
> elements (10w and 50w respectively).  Regarding accuracy, they spec their
> meter at 5% (I haven't validated this).  On 70cm you may use either the D
> or E series and they are made for up to 2500w.  I compared my 50E with a
> 50K at 1269 MHz and did not see a significant difference in indication, so
> you could use the 400-1000 MHz E-series element at 23cm for relative
> measurements, at the very least.
> 

Was hoping that the proper slug for 23 cm would be found at Dayton, but
the few that were seen were about $150.  Any other sources for these?

I've tried the 400-1000 MHz slugs but they were way off.

Mike W4LNA

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