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Re: Downconverter attenuation



The MFJ step attenuator is a wonderful little device for AO-40. I use mine
all the time. It's about 60 bucks as I recall and can change attenuation
about 80 dB in 1 dB steps! Great for measuring S/N, and of course, for
setting your S-meter where you want it to be.
hasan schiers, N0AN

schiers@netins.net
or use amsat.org or arrl.net remailer
----- Original Message -----
From: "AA2AE" <aa2ae@optonline.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 8:55 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Downconverter attenuation


> Group
>
> Anticipating the delivery of my ADIC 3731 downconverter ( K5GNA package )
I
> was wondering which method is best to attenuate the surplus gain? I would
> think that a device that offered stepped attenuation in 3 or 6db steps
would
> be a good idea so one could "dial-in" just the right amount. I looked on
the
> web, but didn't see anything like that.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Tony - AA2AE
>
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