Moonraker 5/8 Wave FALSE specs claiming 4.5dBd of gain!

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Re: Moonraker 5/8 Wave FALSE specs claiming 4.5dBd of gain!

Post by BriansBrain » Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:32 pm

nrgkits.nz wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:40 am
BriansBrain wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:05 pm
nrgkits.nz wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:35 pm
The output power is set using an onboard trimmer.
A bit more info please :?:

Can it go from 0 - 100% ?
Instead of the trimmer could I bring out three cables from the board to an external pot (is it DC controlled) ?

Thanks :tup
Not quite 0% but close enough, it will got from about 50mW up to 10W. You could bring out three cables if you wanted, however you would first need to de-solder the SMT trimpot and then solder your three cables to the tiny solder pads. It's DC controlled. I would recommend just leaving it as it.
Thanks for the info... :tup
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Re: Moonraker 5/8 Wave FALSE specs claiming 4.5dBd of gain!

Post by MiXiN » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:17 pm

nrgkits.nz wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:17 pm
Here’s my new exciter, this will beat the pcs exciters by far - no in band noise and harmonics are -70dBc. Phase noise -115dBc/Hz at 10KHz offset.

PLL reference is a TCXO temperature compensated

Power output is 10W variable, this provides enough drive for multiple pallets combined together for big power.

LCD will also give you the forward and reverser power, swr, and also the deviation.

Modulation is DC coupled and is linear and flat from 30Hz to 57KHz.

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That looks mint, Gareth.

Very nice. ;)

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