archive: Re: SETI


Ken UK ( (no email) )
Tue, 18 May 1999 04:31:33 +0100

Hi all,
-----Original Message-----
From: Ken UK <>
To: <>; Matthew G Cheung <>
Date: Sunday, May 16, 1999 3:40 AM
Subject: Re: SETI

>Hi from Ken UK,
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Matthew G Cheung <>
>To: <>
>Date: Friday, May 14, 1999 9:53 PM
>Subject: SETI
>>Are there any good recievers that are cheap, say between $100-$200?
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>I found three ex WD UHF receivers in a mag ( RadCom ) some four years ago
>now for $75.00 each.
>These were Pye receivers intended for line-of-sight comms in the frequency
>range, 1440-1450Mhz.
>Check out your local ex WD supplier and see what he has available.
>There are only two hand held scanners I know of that can take the large
>input gain of our systems without curling up and dying due to front-end
>overload and these are the MVT-7100 from Yupiteru and the AOR-8000.
>You can sometimes see these little receivers available on the second hand
>market for the $200.00 mark here in the UK.
>Hope this helps, cheers, Ken UK.

>For those that are not familiar with the abbreviation "WD", this stands for
War Department, sometimes referred to as, Surplus stores.

Sorry for any confusion..........Ken UK.