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Re: Test Gear for 1.2/2.4Ghz Equipment



----- Original Message -----
From: "John Henderson N4NAB" <jah@ec.rr.com>
To: <AMSAT-BB@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 2:59 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Test Gear for 1.2/2.4Ghz Equipment


> Need some advice  on test gear, signal source, swr  measurement for L and
S
> band. Just got 1.2 board for 910H and have unit on order for 2.4 from SSB.
> Home brewing antennas and need some way to check/adjust. My MFJ is only
good
> for up thru  70cm.
>
>          John
>
> John Henderson N4NAB
>
> 212 Bayside Drive
>
> Cape Carteret, NC 28584
>
Hi John, N4NAB

To make with easy reliable measurements of the Incident Power ,Reflected
Power and SWR from 1 watt to 250 watt at 1260  MHz  and from 1 watt to
25 watt at 2300 MHz I suggest you to buy a BIRD Thruline Model 43 RF
Directional Wattmeter with the approprate standard measuring elements
depending on your needs.
This unit is a professional instrument well know to all radio engineers and
you can move it with easy from the shack to the antennas only screwing two N
connectors.
Using the appropriate measuring elements you can extend the frequency range
from 0.45 to 2300 MHz
I have two BIRD 43 since 1976 and I am very happy with them.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico





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