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Re: Protectors for downconverters



Hello Joe,

I do use here the protector from SSB Electronics. It saved my down converter 
several times for me :) It will not only protect, but the transceiver also 
sees an bad SWR - so it will get only low power from it. I also use here the 
IC910 with its 100W on 2 meters.

73, Luc LX2GT


Am Fr 13 Sep 2002 23:38 schrieb Joe W2KJ:
> Just recently there were some postings to the BB about RF
> protectors for AO-40 downconverters and of course I failed to
> save the info.  These units would save the downconverter from
> inadvertent transmission of RF power into them.
>
> Believe the unit from SSB electronics was mentioned along with
> a unit described to have a more "elegant" design from Down
> East Microwave.
>
> I located the SSB Electronics protector and it indicates it
> will protect downconverters from inadvertent RF power
> transmission levels of over 50 watts SSB.
>
> I can't find the Down East version on their website.  Can
> someone provide me with additional info on this unit?
>
> Will both of these protectors work when installed at the 2m
> output spigot on the IC-910H at circa 100 watts??
>
>                                     73, Joe W2KJ

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