I'm using an ICE 135B preamp and have been pleased with it. I rarely
find the need to use it with my Beverage, but always use it with my
rotatable receiving loop. Specs are 1.8-5 MHz, 20 db gain (variable).
Tim Duffy K3LR wrote:
> Hi Jim!
> The Ameco pre-amp was really good! I have been using the DX Engineering RPA-1
> W3NQN filters ahead of it. It is a crunch proof (great dynamic range) pre-amp
> really helps with Beverages and other receiving antennas.
> Tim K3LR
> Jim Idelson wrote:
>> For years, I have heard that the Ameco nuvistor-based tunable preamp is the
>> best available for a contest station. I have one that I use for Beverages,
>> I really like it a lot. But, it was designed a long time ago, and I'm
>> what else is out there that performs as well or better. I like the fact that
>> the tunability feature provides some rejection of out-of-band signals in the
>> multi-transmitter environment. It runs on 110vac, has a convenient power
>> and a bypass switch, as well.
>> Jim Idelson K1IR
>> email k1ir at designet.com
>> web http://www.k1ir.com
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