Re: [SPAM] Re: [BITX20] Replacing the PA section on Bitx 40
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Also… have you had it on the air like that yet?
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From: BITX20@groups.io [mailto:BITX20@groups.io] On Behalf Of Raj vu2zap
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2018 4:24 AM
Subject: [SPAM] Re: [BITX20] Replacing the PA section on Bitx 40
Here is how I made the socket and mounted the RDD16
Note the RDD is reversed and then the gate is actually soldered to the IRF gate line which goes behind the FET.
Now I can use either of them..
You will need to think of a heat sink plate that fits this way!
At 01/02/2018, you wrote:
Why replace everything?Â You can probably put it in place of the 510 (making sure it is pinned correctly, of course).Â Â
I am waiting on a pair, myself, that I will be stuffing into the ubitx.Â Â I want to even out the power output.Â I will also try a resistor/capacitor in parallel, in series with the gate, to try and even out the frequency response.Â I am thinking 4.7 ohm & 4700pf.Â I will also try 6.8 ohm & 4700pf.Â Depends on how flat I can get the output.
Marco - KG5PRTÂ
On Jan 31, 2018 10:12 PM, "James Lawrie" <lawriejk@...> wrote:
My shipment of replacement RF Mosfets have arrived and I want to replace the on board PASection with one based on the RD16HHF1. It will be a separate small PCB based on the reference design shown in the data sheet. I need help from the professionals here as to where to attach the new PA board.
I know it would be somewhere after the 2N2219A driver, and I want to remove all bypassed SMTs and or other parts from the Bitx board in that area. If you have a pretty good idea could you please let me know, and possibly a drawing if you could. This should keep me busy and off the forum for a while.
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