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Re: Preamp suggestions?



I'm using the SSB Electronics mast-mounted GaAsFET SP-7000 (432/435MHz, 0.9db NF, gain settable 10-20db ). It can handle 100 watts if it's sensing the RF power and doing the switching, or 500 watts if you do the switching. SSB Electronics is at:

http://www.ssbusa.com/


On Sat, 31 Dec 2005 00:20:28 -0500, Michael  A. Tondee wrote:
> I realize this might be like a Kenwood vs.Yaesu question and
> answers might be influenced by brand loyalty but as I'm working out
> my antenna system, I'm also in the market for a 440Mhz mast mount
> preamp. Any thing to watch out for with the different options out
> there? I've looked at Mirage, ARR, and DEM so far. Some have RF
> sensing and bypass and some don't. The Mirage looks pretty decent
> for the money and will bypass if transmitted into. Suggestions? Tnx
> and 73, Michael W4HIJ AMSAT # 36017 ----
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