72272Re: [softrock40] SI570 Question
- Feb 16, 2013
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Subject: Re: [softrock40] SI570 Question
> I've been playing around with my Ensemble II a lot. Although the
> frequency range is specified to be 1.5 to 30 MHz, I find I can tune
> the AM band down to 800 kHz. The filters are probably the limiting
> factor here, but it seems they don't attenuate that much all the way
> down to 800 kHz. I can still hear broadcast band stations and DX in
> that band at night.
Yes, others have said the receivers work well down to the lowest frequency.
You may find a few signals 3 times or maybe 5 times the tuned frequency coming through but usually you have to look carefully.
But RXTXs should not be used on transmit outside their design frequency.
73 Alan G4ZFQ
> I can also tune up to 35 MHz or so with it, but there isn't anything
> to hear up there. :-)
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