Welcome to the new FlexRadio Community! Please review the new Community Rules and other important new Community information on the Message Board.
If you are having a problem, please check the Help Center for known solutions.
Need technical support from FlexRadio? It's as simple as Creating a HelpDesk ticket.

PowerGenius XL Relay or PIN-diode TX-RX switching?

Mark wt0e
Mark wt0e Member
edited August 2018 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
Hello!

Please forgive me if I have missed it, but don't seem to be able to find an answer to my question so far:

Would anyone here happen to know if the PowerGenius XL will have PIN-diode instead of relay TX-RX?

Thanks!

Mark W9AT

Completed · Last Updated

Answers

  • Michael Aust
    Michael Aust Member ✭✭
    edited August 2017
    In SO2R Power Genius uses relays because they can make high isolation and it easy survive with 2.5kW. And the relays are quiet really.PIN diodes are less reliable on this power range.

    Pin Diodes can not give 70db Isolation at 30MHz and above !

    73 Mike

Leave a Comment

Rich Text Editor. To edit a paragraph's style, hit tab to get to the paragraph menu. From there you will be able to pick one style. Nothing defaults to paragraph. An inline formatting menu will show up when you select text. Hit tab to get into that menu. Some elements, such as rich link embeds, images, loading indicators, and error messages may get inserted into the editor. You may navigate to these using the arrow keys inside of the editor and delete them with the delete or backspace key.