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Re: SETI Channel Master MF10041FD ...

Dr. H. Paul Shuch ( (no email) )
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 15:58:47 -0500

At 11:43 AM 12/18/98 -0800, Alfred A. Aburto Jr. wrote:
>The model is 1004IFD at $99.95 (I made a mistake in the
>post below).
>
>It has a frequency range from 950 - 2050 MHz.
>
>Does this mean I can connect it to my 1.42 GHz Quagi
>with LNA? It seems so.

Yes, but to hear anything other than the Sun, you need lots of gain in
front of it (probably more than you can get from your LNA alone). Try
using the AmpliFilter board between your LNA and the meter, and you'll have
a rather nice broadband hydrogen line radio telescope.

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