Re: SSB 23cm masthead preamp update
Well, Mike, you could re-assemble it as is, test it to see if it's working and then as I presume it's a thru device, place it into your proposed setup, switch it in and out of cct and compare the s/n. Even if you don't have any pro test gear, a weak carrier with an FM detector should give you some idea if there is any improvement from using it and then you could proceed from there if you felt further improvements were likely to be advantageous
From: 'mike' mb.golfmad@... [ukmicrowaves]
Sent: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:10
Subject: Re: [ukmicrowaves] SSB 23cm masthead preamp update
Thanks to everyone for their replies, I'm thinking of changing the MGF1302 with a NEC32584C if anyone has any experience using this device I would appreciate your comments. My logic in changing it is this...my DB6NT has a listed NF of 0.6dB so using the Preamp with 0.8dB, will only degrade the performance. Maybe not really worth making the effort, but as I have it all apart anyway, should I not improve it if I can?... or am I chasing fairies?