1789Re: Antenna for Quicksilver Receiver
- Feb 16, 2010Hello,
On the subject of protection here is possible circuit to use for front end protection of the QS1R if you are in to DIY:
Also see Q25 in the QS1R FAQ at:
<http://qs1r.wikispaces.com/QS1R+FAQ> which describes the above circuit.
Software Radio Laboratory LLC
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mack" <mccormick_mack@...> wrote:
> I plan to add a Quicksilver receiver to my station set up this week for
> multi-band use with CWSkimmer Server.
> 1. What antenna are you using? Height?
> 2. Is the antenna dedicated to the Quicksilver or are your sharing the
> antenna with a transmit antenna?
> 3. If you're sharing the antenna with a transmit antenna is it sufficient to
> place a receiver protector on the front end of the Quicksilver and to short
> the antenna input to ground via a relay during keying? Of course, I
> understand there are many variables here and will measure the input voltage
> to the Quicksilver to ensure I'm not exceeding 0.3mv. A mechanical relay
> error that would send 1.5kw into the input of the receiver does make me
> I plan to use this limiter on the input to the receiver:
> Mack de WB4MAK
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