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Re: Preamp advice, pse



How long is your feedline?
Jim


--- On Mon, 11/3/08, ANTHONY JAPHA <tjjapha@earthlink.net> wrote:

> From: ANTHONY JAPHA <tjjapha@earthlink.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  Preamp advice, pse
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Date: Monday, November 3, 2008, 3:45 PM
> Bird Lovers,
> Pse let me have advice on which of the following ARR 2 mtr
> preamps I should get: P144VDA: 1.0db nf, 15 db gain; or
> P144VDG: 0.5db nf, 24db gain.
> 
> The preamp will be used primarily for AO-7.  I operate only
> portable in a high noise environment here in Manhattan.  I
> doubt the nf difference is at all meaningful in my use.  The
> large difference in gain between the 2 preamps may not be
> impt. either, that is the real question.  My XCVR is the
> FT-817.  Another 817 is used to transmit, running abt 15-20
> watts into a small amp. with an Arrow split between 2 booms
> on 2 tripods only abt. 1 ft. from each other.
> 
> So what's the verdict?
> 
> Tnx and 73,
> Tony, N2UN
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