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by vk2icj
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: FTDX3000 Panadapter using IF OUT
Replies: 5
Views: 5479

Re: FTDX3000 Panadapter using IF OUT

I have a old Kenwood TS 870 but in a similar situation with similar connections both IF and EXT Ant. I'm using the EXT ANT and it is grounded on TX otherwise my RSPDuo would be fried but unless I tun the RF gain on SDRuno down to about 50% I get "OVERLOAD" warnings when keying up. At this low RF Gai...
by vk2icj
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RSP2 as Panadapter for 2 Radios Simultaneously
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: RSP2 as Panadapter for 2 Radios Simultaneously

Also, does anyone know whether the SDRplay front end can be damaged if it is plugged into the USB but is NOT "playing"? I'm no expert. I'm learning as I go as well. This is from SDRPlay's website Disconnecting the USB while leaving an antenna connected which is presenting signals stronger than 10dB...
by vk2icj
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: RSPDuo overload warning Help needed.
Replies: 1
Views: 888

RSPDuo overload warning Help needed.

G'Day I'm new to SDR's so take that on board. I'm wanting to use my Kenwood TS870 and my RSPDuo as a panadapter. I'm using the EXT RX ANT Jack (on the back of the 870)which is supposed to go to ground when in TX. I have a RX Guard by DX engineering between the Rig and my RSPDuo (just for added safet...
by vk2icj
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Front end protection during TX?
Replies: 8
Views: 5865

Re: Front end protection during TX?

G'day all, I have a Kenwood TS 870 and my EXT RX ANT RCA port is supposed to go to ground by the radio when I TX. I'm a CW only op, sometimes QSK at full speed. I was thinking of some front end protection like that which DX Engineering makes the "Receiver Guard Electronic RF Limiters DXE-RG5000HD" T...