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 refer to the product documentation or check the Help Center for known solutions.
Need technical support from FlexRadio? It's as simple as Creating a HelpDesk ticket.

6700 with Kuhne up converter

G4NRT David N BondyMember ✭✭
edited March 2019 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
I am building a station to allow me to access Es'Hail-2 (QO-100) the new geostationary satellite recently commissioned.  I am fortunate in that the footprint is great for me at either my UK or my Zimbabwean locations.

I am considering buying the MKU UP 2424 A, Oscar Phase 4 Up-Converter from Kuhne.

The specifications say that the 144Mhz input power should be 0.5w to 5w (adjustable).  
My question is will my Flex 6700 give me enough output on 2m to drive this or will I need an intervening power amplifier?

Advice would be greatly welcomed.

David G4NRT/Z21NRT


  • KF4HR
    KF4HR Member ✭✭
    edited March 2019
    Flex-6700 transverter port output specs state 0 dbm typical, +15db dbm max, (0.001 to 0.0316 watts).
  • G4NRT
    G4NRT David N Bondy Member ✭✭
    edited March 2019
    Thanks. That's what I guessed but I needed to be sure. I'll have to use my Icom rig instead but it will mean calculating the frequencies rather then programming them in!

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.