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Re: RE: 847 vs. TS-2000



Is there a way in which a positive temperature coefficient resistor
can be applied to the reference crystal?  There are SO many FT-847
transceivers out there!  Cliff K7RR

Howard Long wrote:
> 
> Hi Alan
> 
> The TS-2000 has a TCXO so hopefully it should be an improvement over the
> FT-847 which does not. I have to say that on 23cm when I listen to beacons
> from switching on in SSB I hear no drift on the TS-2000.
> 
> 73 Howard GM6LVB
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Alan P. Biddle
> Sent: 16 July 2003 14:22
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] RE: 847 vs. TS-2000
> 
> I don't know if it is a CON vice the TS-2000, but a basic CON of the FT-847
> is a mediocre frequency stability with changes in temperature.  It does
> "meet specs," but those specs are not very tight.  That having been said, I
> have used an FT-847 for nearly 5 years with great results and have no desire
> to replace it.
> 
> Alan
> WA4SCA
> 
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