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69664Re: [softrock40] Re: ATU for ensemble rxtx

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  • John Marvin
    Nov 1, 2012
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      I've used my LDG Z100+ with a RXTX Ensemble and it has worked great. You
      also have the option of installing a battery inside the case of using an
      external power supply.

      John

      On 11/1/2012 1:45 PM, kk4dcf wrote:
      > Thank you both for your success reports.
      >
      > James.
      >
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "grahamg3zod" <grahamg3zod@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I've also used my three Ensemble TXRX's on all bands 80m-10m with my T1
      > > and it worked fine.
      > >
      > > 73 de Graham G3ZOD FISTS #8385
      > > http://fists.co.uk <http://fists.co.uk>
      > >
      > > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>, "kk4dcf" <oohay@> wrote:
      > > > The minimum power level to tune is my biggest concern with the T1. I
      > > have no idea what the my ensemble is going to put out.
      > > >
      > > > This http://www.hfprojectsyahoo.com/sla5wamp.html may be an option but
      > > I would have no idea how to add it to the ensemble and it's just more
      > > money. I'd prefer to end up with a 10 - 20w amp some day.
      > > >
      > > > This is all entirely new to me so I'm just making it up as I go along.
      > > >
      > > > James.
      > > >
      > > > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>, "vbifyz" 3ym3ym@ wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Elecraft T1 has similar list of features to LDG Z-817 (internal
      > > battery, latching relays, 20W max power).
      > > > > I used T1 with my Softrock RXTX and it works well. I had a WSPR
      > > setup running with a random wire antenna and was heard all around the
      > > globe.
      > > > > The only minor issue is that T1 requires a certain TX power level to
      > > work. It was only able to do the tuning while RXTX generated the full 1W
      > > CW output .
      > > > >
      > > > > 73, Mike
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>, "Leonard McGarity" <wv4i@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > When I owned a FT-817ND, I also had a LDG Z-817 qrp auto tuner.
      > > The neat thing about this tuner is is that it runs on internal battery,
      > > does not draw power unless in tuning cycle, needs no ext pwr. Also has a
      > > tune button so no other connect to radio etc. required other than coax.
      > > Very simple to operate. If load outside its tuning range, then chances
      > > of QRP success marginal. I believe it’s 25W max. Link, WV4I
      > >
      >
      >
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