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by g4jnw
Thu May 16, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: FT 990 IF output
Replies: 12
Views: 7855

Re: FT 990 IF output

Its probably ok but i use a diamond splitter on mine which has served me well and never had issues with the RSP
by g4jnw
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FT 990 IF output
Replies: 12
Views: 7855

Re: FT 990 IF output

Thanks have ordered the diamond splitter as in the diagram, i trust diamond so worth paying the extra. Thanks again
by g4jnw
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: FT 990 IF output
Replies: 12
Views: 7855

Re: FT 990 IF output

ok if i use an Micro Circuits PSC-2-1 or similar (can't see them in the UK) where does the Micro Circuits PSC-2-1 go? At the moment ive had my longwire into the so239 and a wellbrook loop into the rx in and the sdrplay into rx out, i get better results when putting the antennas straight into the sdr...
by g4jnw
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: FT 990 IF output
Replies: 12
Views: 7855

Re: FT 990 IF output

Just out of interest how did you take the IF out of your FT990 and whats the difference between using the RX out thats already on the FT990?
by g4jnw
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: RSP2 frustration on Mac
Replies: 35
Views: 34520

Re: RSP2 frustration on Mac

As far as i know there isnt a Mac version of SDRuno yet, I tried running it in VMware but found it ran much better on a dual boot in windows, ive tried win 7 and 10 and both work fine when booted into windows. I use an old imac though, its a 2009 model, I installed windows with boot camp and it inst...
by g4jnw
Sat May 06, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: RSP2 frustration on Mac
Replies: 35
Views: 34520

Re: RSP2 frustration on Mac

Thanks for deleting the offensive post can you please delete my answer as it now seems to put me in a bad light, thanks admin for coming back in my defence.
by g4jnw
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: RSP2 frustration on Mac
Replies: 35
Views: 34520

Re: RSP2 frustration on Mac

I do hope you are right, certainly there are a lot of young people with iPads and iPhones, the natural progression is for them to adopt the Mac. Always the problem with Mac's have been the price. I always try and persuade people that look at price as a start by saying, I have 2 Mac's one is a Macboo...
by g4jnw
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: RSP2 frustration on Mac
Replies: 35
Views: 34520

Re: RSP2 frustration on Mac

I almost gave up on the mac for ham radio as i almost exclusively use the windows versions now on my mac's I decided to dual boot my iMac and run parallels on my macbook pro, both running El Capitan I did get the latest cubic to run ok but only the one on http://www.sdrplay.com/downloads/ I found I ...
by g4jnw
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: SDR play connected via IF out and transmit
Replies: 6
Views: 7155

Re: SDR play connected via IF out and transmit

Thanks thats good news. I asked the man i bought it from and i feel more confident now too as he says "When I installed the IF tap, there was several options where to take the supply from, but after reading around I decided to take the supply from the RX 8V rail.. Therefore the IF tap is effectively...
by g4jnw
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: SDR play connected via IF out and transmit
Replies: 6
Views: 7155

SDR play connected via IF out and transmit

I have an Icom 746pro with a G4HUP Pat 70 board giving IF out to my SDRplay as a pan adapter question is I would like to transmit, how well is the IF circuit protected and how well is the SDRplay protected considering I could be using 100 watts. How have others protected the SDRplay from the transmi...