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Re: IC-910H converter protection



I use the Vertex/Yaesu VR-5000 receiver as a tuneable i.f. in my set up. The
added benefit is the spectrum analyzer display that shows me where the
action is.

I also built a 2mtr to 10mtr receive converter but have since sold the 10
meter rig...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Gonnella" <gary@ridepix.com>
To: "Amsat-Bb" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 17:51
Subject: [amsat-bb] IC-910H converter protection


> I have been looking at the available information to keep from transmitting
> into the down converter. I would be curious to know how others have solved
> this problem and also if anyone has come up with a way to quickly disable
> (and reenable) the 144Mhz transmitter. I found a PTT inhibit in the setup,
> but it applies to all transmitters not just the one.
>
> I plan to use a splitter on the downlink line and was thinking of putting
a
> couple of diodes across the feed into the radio. This should cause the
radio
> to go into SWR shutdown if I do transmit.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Gary Gonnella W6RYO
> gary@w6ryo.com
> http://www.w6ryo.com
>
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