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by mikebrock
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Front end protection during thunderstorm?
Replies: 7
Views: 2696

Re: Front end protection during thunderstorm?

In the end I bought this off eBay 283521154413. Lots of different types to choose from of course if you search front end protection on google. Small price to pay for peace of mind. Never had an sdrplay to go like that before - but with the large wire antenna I'm using it just shows how easily it cou...
by mikebrock
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Front end protection during thunderstorm?
Replies: 7
Views: 2696

Re: Front end protection during thunderstorm?

Thank you - very interesting - I may very well experiment with this Low noise transformer to see what effect it has on my setup. I'm running a 135 foot doublet in a inverted V configuration with a balanced Z match. I use an antenna analyser to optimize for the best match on whatever hf frequency I w...
by mikebrock
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Front end protection during thunderstorm?
Replies: 7
Views: 2696

Re: Front end protection during thunderstorm?

Interesting - please describe thank you...
by mikebrock
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Front end protection during thunderstorm?
Replies: 7
Views: 2696

Front end protection during thunderstorm?

I have an RSP1A that's just came back from repair due to lightning surge front end damage. Can someone recommend a good front end protection device that can be bought easily here in the UK? Cheers...
by mikebrock
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: SdrPlay-pro2 Dual tuner as a panadaptor?
Replies: 1
Views: 1714

SdrPlay-pro2 Dual tuner as a panadaptor?

Unable to get this to work with my Icom ic-7300 with sdruno. Can someone advise with regards to settings that will sync radio to the software? cheers
by mikebrock
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: Sdruno, IC 7300, MFJ1708 help
Replies: 5
Views: 3046

Re: Sdruno, IC 7300, MFJ1708 help

I gave up in the end and now use sdr software with better rig control. You have to pay for this sdr software after a 30 day trail period though.
by mikebrock
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: Sdruno, IC 7300, MFJ1708 help
Replies: 5
Views: 3046

Sdruno, IC 7300, MFJ1708 help

Having problems getting them working together. Completely lost now - is there a tutorial on this? Never actually seen the 7300 in synchronization with sdruno - is it possible? Much appreciated if someone can advise on this - many thanks.
by mikebrock
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Delta loop antenna - advice please...
Replies: 2
Views: 4645

Delta loop antenna - advice please...

Hi I'm planning on purchasing a delta loop horizontal hf antenna. My back yard has 50.8 meters maximum circumference in a rectangular shape. My question is will I be able to tune up to the 80 meter band with an atu and receive decent signals? Currently I'm using an end fed 40 meters long wire with 9...
by mikebrock
Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: S meter adjustment ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5418

Re: S meter adjustment ?

Perfect - thanks :D
by mikebrock
Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: SDRuno
Topic: S meter adjustment ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5418

S meter adjustment ?

Can the S meter be adjusted?

If it can how?

cheers