[TenTec] 1208 Transverter
Chuck & Vicki Tifft
cftifft at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 8 09:03:50 EDT 2007
I have used the 1208 for years with an FT-1000D turned down to 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Williams" <ve7asr at yahoo.com>
To: "Ten-Tec Reflector" <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 9:23 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] 1208 Transverter
> Andy I used the 1208 with my Orion for a couple of years. The 1208 has RF
> sensing and, with 5 to 10 watts input, switches well from TX to RCV. I
> had my HF antenna on ANT1 and my 6 metre antenna on ANT2. You can
> automate such a set-up - right down to setting the Orion drive - with the
> N4PY software.
> Designing the 1208 with RF sense switching certainly gives almost ALL HF
> rigs the ability to get on six since many HF rigs don't have an Xverter
> I/O system.
> I have replaced the 1208 with another transverter ($$$$) that DOES use the
> Orion XVERTer I/O.
> Website: http://www3.telus.net/ve7tk
> Subject: [TenTec] 1208 Transverter
> From: philip c anderson <flypca at hotmail.com>
> Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec at contesting.com>
> Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2007 10:34:27 -0400
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> Hi Folks,
> I have read the specs on the 1208 and it seems as though it requires 250
> mw of drive even after a mod to the input. I understand that my OII will
> only supply
> 3.5 to 35 mw via the xverter jack.
> Am I reading the correct info? Why did TT not provide enough drive from
> the OII to be compatable with their own product?
> Also, what is the part number for the mic that Heil supplied to TT?
> Have a good week end.
> Phil (ANDY) W3LI
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