[VHFcontesting] repairing a transverter

Zack Widup w9sz at prairienet.org
Wed Dec 28 13:56:01 EST 2005

Yes, and if you want to use a TS-850 as a transverter IF, get Steve's 
TIB850.  The rig is hard to tame as a transverter IF, but easy with that 
interface kit. AND you can still use the radio on HF!

73, Zack W9SZ

On Wed, 28 Dec 2005, wbr wf4r wrote:

> Ray J,
>          The best thing in the world to keep from over driving a transverter 
> is to use the DEMI Tranverter Interface Board.   I finally learned my leason 
> and invested in the kit while at the SVHFS Conference this year.   It works 
> by applying a fixed ALC voltage to the IF rig to keep its power output 
> minimal.   The DEMI transverters are very sensitive to drive in that they 
> take very little to drive it to full output.  The DEMI TIB is a very 
> inexpensive investment and it will pretty much garrantee that you will not 
> put too much power into your transverter.  I seem to recall that I only paid 
> $20 for the kit.  Worth every penny!
> 73,
> Bill,
> WF4R

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