Re: 20 or 30?

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From: JENNINGS%UPAC01.VMS@UBSV01.abb.com
Date: Thu May 06 1993 - 13:47:08 EDT


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> Date: Thu, 06 May 1993 09:02:53
> From: hlester@as.arizona.edu (Howard Lester)
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> Subject: Re: 20 or 30?
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> >On the negative side, however, if you're a wall paper collector don't forget
> >that neither the big contests nor DXCC include 30.
>
> >Jim K5YUT
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>
> A week or so ago I worked a 3B8 on 30, admittedly with full 100
> watts....Anyway, that's halfway around the world. I'd say DX is out there,
> "even on 30!"
>
> By the way, I've heard of 3 ways of getting the power down to 5 watts on my
> IC-735: One is an internal switch that changes the power range from 10-100W
> to 5-50W; another is constructing something to insert into the ALC jack in
> the back of the rig; and a third is adjusting some internal control. The
> first option is out of the question; the second is, well, I don't like
> messing with stuff like that; and the third is, well, I don't like messing
> with the internals. Any other ideas?
>
> Howard KE7QJ
>
>

Howard,

Why not build an in-line attenuator which would drop the power to the
antenna?

Tom, KV2X

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