[TenTec] OK , sounds good
n4py2 at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 19 20:00:47 PDT 2011
The Flex 1500 might be a better way to go then if sharing antennas.
There's no hash with that one and still no sound card required or 9 mhz
IF mod required.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Dr.
Hays, NC 28635
On 7/19/2011 10:22 PM, Floyd Sense wrote:
> A comment on sharing the antenna with the SDR-IQ: I did that with my
> FT-1000MP Mk V some time back and found that I got some hash on 20M fed
> back from the SDR-IQ to the Mk V receive input. It that approach is
> used, it's probably a good idea to use one of Jack Smith's buffer amps
> between the SDR-IQ and the antenna feed.
> 73, K8AC
> On 7/19/2011 9:29 PM, Carl Moreschi wrote:
>> I have just a few more comments on this. First, I have several users
>> running the Orion with the 9 mhz IF mod, LP-Pan, and TRX-Pan. This
>> works quite well and is very stable.
>> Second, I also have an interface with SDR-IQ. In this setup, no 9 mhz
>> IF output mod is needed at all on the Orion. Instead, one wire is added
>> inside the orion that goes between the sub-reciever antenna input and
>> the spare jack on the Orion. This allows SDR-IQ or the Flex 1500 to
>> share the same antenna with the Orion. My software keeps the two radios
>> in lock step, also providing a great panadapter function without the
>> need for a sound card or 9 mhz IF mode.
>> Carl Moreschi N4PY
>> 121 Little Bell Dr.
>> Hays, NC 28635
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