To second this, we've used one of the Ukrainian 222 transverters for the
last couple of contests and it has worked fine. It isn't super precise on
output frequency, but it is very consistent on the amount it is off and
doesn't appear to be too drifty at least on ssb or cw. Maybe it isn't as
featureful as some others, but it certainly gets the job done.
On Wed, Apr 19, 2017, 21:25 Patrick Thomas <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:28:36 -0400
> >From: Buddy Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Wanted to purchase, a 222 transverter, for use in the June contest.
> Contact me off list.
> Depending on one's objectives, the Ukrainian 222 transverters are only
> about $100, and when properly adjusted they provide decent signal quality.
> If you luck out and find a DEMI one for cheap ("only" 2-3x as much, uaed)
> then by all means go that route, but if you want something new, functional,
> and cheap, without waiting for exactly the right deal to come along, this
> might be worth some thought. I've been using one for the last few weeks on
> the Tuesday event night, and it seems fairly effective.
> I've been looking for a DEMI one to compare it with (see above re:
> "waiting for the right deal to come along") but it's better than nothing,
> even for your other colleagues on the band. You could maybe even have it
> in time for the sprint next Tuesday. :)
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