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Re: Mode-S signal source from a 6 meter TX and a clipping diode?

At 01:35 PM 12/17/2002 +0000, Alan P. Biddle wrote:
>I remember seeing, somewhere, a very simple way to get a signal source as
>mentioned in the subject.  As I recall, besides the obvious protective
>attenuation, it was nothing more than a good rf diode and a resistor in
>series.  I came up empty on Google, and wonder if anyone recalls the source
>of this tip, and the details.


I referenced that in my paper* in the 2001 Symposium Proceedings.  The link
K5OE refers to the diode generator so look at the below links:
1.      www.g0mrf.freeserve.co.uk/source2.htm
2.      http://members.aol.com/k5oe/signal_gen.gif
3.      http://www.havilandtelco.com/homepages/gregwycoff/tsld008.htm
4.      http://www.g4dmf.co.uk/2400/2400.html
5.      http://plaza16.mbn.or.jp/~palau/images/mini-sg.jpg 

73, Best wishes for the Holidays!

Ed - AL7EB
*Note: HOW TO FOR MICROWAVE SATELLITES, “Or Getting On AO-40 - The Microwave
By Edward Cole, AL7EB 

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