[VHFcontesting] repairing a transverter
ray at w9ray.org
Wed Dec 21 20:26:02 EST 2005
I would think that the mixer is the first thing in line to be killed,
unless you are running the low drive option where there is a mmic amp
in the tx IF line then that might have died...
>I'm finally getting around to repairing my old transverter. It's a DEM
>432-28, the old 10 watt version. Anyway, the last time I went Roving it
>stopped transmitting. I'm pretty sure I hit it with too much drive
>power. [maybe half a watt or so, not 100 watts anyway].
>I'm guessing this may have happened to some of the folks on this list a
>time or two [or twenty ;-) ] so I thought I would ask for tips before I
>open it up.
>I guess I also need to look into a QRPp power meter to monitor my IF
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