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Re: [dxatlas] Another Alternative for Skimmer?

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  • Pete Smith
    Bill, have you made any progress on the near-noise level copy with Skimmer? 73, Pete N4ZR
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 11, 2008
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      Bill, have you made any progress on the near-noise level copy with Skimmer?

      73, Pete N4ZR

      At 03:03 PM 10/11/2008, you wrote:
      >Flex-Radio just announced their 1500 for $499. This presents yet
      >another alternative for Skimmer assuming ALex supports it (like the
      >1000 and 5000). Only 48 kHz BW but the price is right (includes
      >soundcard).
      >
      >73, Bill
      >
      >Jim,
      >
      >Thanks for your interest.
      >
      >Think of the FLEX-1500 somewhat like an improved version of the
      >original 1W
      >QRP SDR-1000. Here are some of the key features:
      >
      >* 160-6m TX at <= 1W (5W under consideration)
      >* General coverage reception
      >* Internal ADC/DAC with 48 kHz maximum sampling rate
      >* Single USB connection to PC
      >* Connections for headphones, key, microphone (PTT only), band data, PTT
      >In/Out
      >* 10 MHz reference input option
      >* Built in automatic calibration
      >* PowerSDR support
      >* Approximate size - 4" x 6" x 1.5"
      >
      >This is intended to be an entry level SDR that can also be used as a
      >VHF-Microwave IF. Note that features and specifications are subject to
      >change without notice.
      >
      >The "FLEX" models have increasing performance and features that are
      >appropriate for their respective price class. We will plan to publish
      >performance measurements for the FLEX-3000 and FLEX-1500 as they are
      >completed.
      >
      >Regards,
      >Gerald
      >
      >Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR
      >President
      >FlexRadio Systems
      >13091 Pond Springs Rd. #250
      >Austin, TX 78729
      >Phone: 512-535-4713
      >
      >
      >
      >
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