FW: [CQ-Contest] Improving receiver front ends for contesting?

Dubovsky, George G_Dubovsky at Grayson.com
Wed Apr 30 09:17:51 EDT 2003

I have copies of the original article in Communications Quarterly that
covered this subject and a supply of Microwave Associates high-power PIN
diodes that have been used by several hams for this application (I have them
in my 765). Contact me off group for additional details. Thanks...

geo - n4ua

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <paule at sfu.ca>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 6:21 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Improving receiver front ends for contesting?

> I have heard that replacing the switching diodes in the front
> end of a receiver, such as the ts940, will improve it's strong
> adjacent signal handling capabilities. Anyone have any experience with
> this?
> Also the MPN3700 diode has been recommended, anyone know a good
> source for these? Are there any others that will work as well or
> better and are more available???
> cheers, Paul - VA7NT ex VE7CQK - email: paule at sfu.ca
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