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RE: Re: S band Dual IF downconverter



I think a number of us are thinking about portable operations, for one thing.

Or in my case, my array sits 6 feet off the ground ;)

(Also, it isn't much work to run a wire set into the shack to "remote" the switch...)


73,

Mark N8MH

At 06:30 PM 3/10/2005 -0600, Stefan wagener wrote:
>Maybe I am missing something, but don't you want that down-converter as
>close to the antenna as possible? How would you switch it or
>weatherproof it up on the tower?
>
>Tx Stefan
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org] On
>Behalf Of Jeff VanMeter
>Sent: March 10, 2005 5:36 PM
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: Re: [amsat-bb] S band Dual IF downconverter
>
>I'd be willing to do that too.  The IFD for IC 910 will only work for
>the 
>430Mhz band.  Right now my downconverter goes to 144.  So need a 430 MhZ
>IF 
>anyway
>
>Jeff
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Jim Jerzycke" <kq6ea@pacbell.net>
>To: "Mark L. Hammond" <mlhammond@charter.net>; "Freeman P. Pascal IV" 
><pascal@pascal.org>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 4:52 PM
>Subject: Re: Re: [amsat-bb] S band Dual IF downconverter
>
>
>> Group purchase sounds good to me, too!
>> If it gets going, sign me up!
>> 73, Jim  KQ6EA
>> --- "Mark L. Hammond" <mlhammond@charter.net> wrote:
>>> Freeman,
>>>
>>> Ask them about shipping :)  I asked a while ago and
>>> as I recall, it was quite expensive.
>>>
>>> Maybe a small group purchase?  I'd be interested in
>>> one if the shipping became reasonable.
>>>
>>> Mark N8MH
>>>
>>> >
>>> > From: "Freeman P. Pascal IV" <pascal@pascal.org>
>>> > Date: 2005/03/10 Thu PM 12:18:29 EST
>>> > To: Andrew Glasbrenner
>>> <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
>>> > CC: Ted Miller <miller_sat@hotmail.com>,
>>> amsat-bb@amsat.org
>>> > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] S band Dual IF
>>> downconverter
>>> >
>>> > The price list for Keps products looks pretty
>>> reasonable.  132 EU for a
>>> > dual IF S band down converter is pretty cheap - am
>>> I missing something?
>>> >
>>> > -Freeman, N5FPP
>>> >
>>> > Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
>>> >
>>> > >www.keps.it or
>>> http://www.keps.it/download/13lnc72db.PDF
>>> > >
>>> > >I've been considering buying one to use with Echo
>>> V/S and the upcoming SSETI U/S modes. It'd be nice
>>> to be able to use one HT setup for both portable.
>>> > >
>>> > >Anyone used this model yet?
>>> > >
>>> > >73, Drew KO4MA
>>> > >
>>> > >-----Original Message-----
>>> > >From: Ted Miller <miller_sat@hotmail.com>
>>> > >Sent: Mar 10, 2005 10:26 AM
>>> > >To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
>>> > >Subject: [amsat-bb] S band Dual IF downconverter
>>> > >
>>> > >Hallo all,
>>> > >I heard about a dual output IF (144 and 432)
>>> downconverter for S band.
>>> > >Does anybody know source?
>>> > >
>>> > >73 Ted kkw
>>> >
>>>
>>>http://messenger.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200471ave/direct/01/
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