TRANSVERTER SOCKET

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Has anyone moded the FLEX3000 to add a low power take off for transverter use ?
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chuck wearing

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John

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The f3k already has a transverter menu where you can set up various parameters ie freq,power levels etc, so there is no need to add another port.......
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chuck wearing

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Thanks for reply, I already run a transverter from my 3000 on 2 but this requires an attenuator on Tx. Would prefer to mod it for take off pre PA.
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Bill -VA3WTB

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It should not need an attenuator.
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chuck wearing

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Are you running one without attenuator?
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John

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Chuck, the f3k can be set up with suitable power levels for the transverter or if you prefer, you can build an attenuator circuit into a small die cast box along with a ptt circuit to switch it in/out. However, this is up to you. If you click on XVTR menu, you will see how easy it is to set it all up
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chuck wearing

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Hi John,
My transverter needs under 17dbm drive on Tx.
I have it running already from the 3000 on 2M, 5 watts in.

Chuck
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John

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Did you try reduce the f3k power level on tx to 1w ?
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chuck wearing

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Still too high 17dbm is 50 mw.
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John

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Chuck, the only way then is an external setup as I mentioned with an external relay system +ptt + attenuator. Email me call@yahoo.co.uk and I,ll send you a circuit.
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John, As mentioned earlier I have that set up running with my 3000 already.