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Re: Power inserter



At 05:39 PM 10/24/2005 -0400, Rob Palmer wrote:

>Help, I have an AIDC downconverter and dish and cant seem to get a power 
>inserter from where I got it. Can someone point me in the right direction. 
>I have tried Radio Shack but the only thing they have does not work the 
>way I need it. It will send 18vdc up the coax to the dish but it wants to 
>send 11vdc to my FT-726 and I dont think thats a good idea. Can something 
>be built easy enough? I have 14vdc at the tower so that is not an issue. I 
>would really like to work AO-51 this week.
>        Thanks, Rob  KB2YCC ----

Hi Rob,

You can get a DC block at radio shack. Just put it
in front of your FT726. You may also need an attenuator
as the AIDC converters have an awful lot of gain.

73,
Tony AA2TX
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