[time-nuts] Anyone have experience with this antenna?

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Tue Feb 6 09:02:52 EST 2018

On Tue, 6 Feb 2018 08:54:23 -0500
Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:

> One gotcha (if the data sheets are correct) is going to be the supply voltage.
> We normally stay away from 12V antennas because TBolt’s put out 5V. In the
> case of a survey antenna, 12V is what most of the gear puts out. I don’t know
> of any L1 / L2 gear that puts out 5 rather than 12V ….

Well, that's at least a very easy modification. Just open up the connection
between the bias-T and the LNA and insert some LM1117 or better an TPS7A45xx.

				Attila Kinali

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