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Re: W32 and desense



It could also be a problem with the duplexer-maybe its isolation isn't as
good as it is supposed to be, and some RF is leaking back into the UHF side.

73s John NE0P

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Bostwick" <lihan161051@sbcglobal.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 7:32 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] W32 and desense


> Yikes, didn't know they were that bad.  Never had that problem with
> my TH-79AD.  Had other problems, namely the LCD drive voltages
> leaking over into the transmit audio (which earned me plenty of
> gripes and not-very-helpful "helpful" suggestions on 2m repeaters
> since the buzz was around 60Hz), but didn't have that problem .. ;-)
>
> On Feb 2, 2006, at 1:00 PM, James wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately a W32 is probably the worst idea to have when
> > attaching an external antenna.
> >
> > Twin band operations with just the standard rubber dummy antenna is
> > marginal.
> >
> > Icom discontinued the W32 because it was a hunk of junk but people
> > kept on asking for it because it was the cheapest true twin band HT
> > radio out on the market. So of course if they can sell a product
> > they will regardless if it is worthless.
> >
> > I owned a W32 for 1 day, the intermod and desence was unbelievable.
> > I brought it back and got a T7H.
> >
> >
> > KB7TBT
> > http://www.kb7tbt.com
> > DM33
> >
> > Remember: You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter!
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bruce Bostwick"
> > <lihan161051@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 11:08 AM
> > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] W32 and desense
> >
> >
> >> It's desensing in crossband full duplex?
> >>
> >> On Feb 2, 2006, at 11:09 AM, Howard Stephenson - K6IA wrote:
> >>
> >>> Does anyone have a solution to my desense problem with a new W32A HT
> >>> and the arrow beam using the in boom duplexer?  It so bad that I
> >>> can't
> >>> hear my downlink.
> >>> Howard Stephenson K6IA
>
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