[TenTec] Eagle 9MHz tap questions.

R. Eric Sluder via TenTec tentec at contesting.com
Sun Dec 21 13:23:33 EST 2014


I am in the "man cave" watching football and cannot answer your question directly; the schematics are online at TT and that is where I found the tap. 



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> On Dec 21, 2014, at 10:10 AM, Katz Ajamas <ajamas.rn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ten Tec manual says Aux 1 connector is a 9MHz IF tap, 50 Ohm.
> "Starting with Serial Number 305136000O, the Rear Panel of the Eagle shows
> AUX 1 and AUX 2.
> AUX 1 is pre-installed upon shipment of the transceiver with a tap into the
> 9MHz IF."
> "In Receive mode, the 9MHz IF level will be approximately 15db less than
> the actual carrier level
> when measured at the antenna connector. Depending upon the intended usage,
> this means that you
> may want to put a buffer amp after the AUX1 output jack before your device
> that will utilize this
> output.
> In Transmit mode, the level at the 9 MHz output connector will range from
> –30 dBm (on 160M) to
> –15 dBm (on 6M). The TX level was measured with the radio programmed for
> 100 watts output on
> each band.
> The impedance of the 9MHz IF tap at AUX 1 is 50 Ohms."
> Questions.
> 1. Can someone save me digging into the radio and tell me just where the
> tap is made?
> 2. If properly terminated, what does the passband(antenna to tap) look
> like?
> Thanks,
> -Bob
> ah7i/w4
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