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by VE2VAE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station
Replies: 10
Views: 4689

Re: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station

ernestyn wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:25 pm
use a notch filter narrow with the notch on the strongest AM station near. The notch stops it and you can listen far away MW.
Hi ernestyn.

Interesting those narrow notch filter. I will have to try that. Thanks

Chris.
by VE2VAE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station
Replies: 10
Views: 4689

Re: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station

Hi Chris. [...] You have basically 2 options - install a filter or use a passive preselector which is much like a tunable filter. It will allow only a certain range of frequencies to pass while heavily attenuating others. Hi Mike ! :P Yes, filters ! I bought one, last year, from DLW associates . Th...
by VE2VAE
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station
Replies: 10
Views: 4689

Re: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station

Hi Chris. If you are worried about harm to your RSP2 from 730 AM, I doubt the signal will come anywhere near strong enough to actually damage your front end, [...] Hi Andy ! aaah, that is good news.... Yes, I wanted to be sure that it wouldn't damage my SDR2. What, you live near 100 kw and 250 KW s...
by VE2VAE
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nearby strong AM broadcasting station
Replies: 10
Views: 4689

Nearby strong AM broadcasting station

Hello folks ! I am the new owner of an RSP2. My main interest is listening to distant AM broadcast station and beacons (NDB) in the low frequency, wich I am doing since a while with an old (1980) Kenwood R-1000 receiver. So, the Hi-Z antenna input of the RSP2 will be great. I have not tried my SDR y...
by VE2VAE
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: Overloading RF Input Protection?
Replies: 2
Views: 2135

Re: Overloading RF Input Protection?

Hello Trevor, Hum... The MFJ-1708SDR is said to be an automatic RF sensing switch, to protect your SDR, but... it his made to be used with a transmitter and an SDR receiver, sharing the same antenna. So, it detects (or sense) the power present on the antenna connection, from the transmitter, and the...
by VE2VAE
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: antenna switch?
Replies: 1
Views: 1338

Re: antenna switch?

Hi n9mfk. In a receive only setup, the switch you are mentioning will just allow you to switch manually from one receiving antenna to the other, right ? OK. In this case, the frequency limit that manufacturer gives for their product (in this case, 1.3 ghz), is the limit where the switch is design to...