Like the W6PQL design, the PE1RKI (Bert Modderman) amp uses a pair of XRF-286 transistors, but comes fully assembled and tested AND worked out cheaper (Dec 2012) than stuffing around building your own. It requires 8W of … Read more...
Here’s a rundown of my Trimble Thunderbolt GPSDO project.
It provides an accurate 10MHz reference for the transverter Local Oscillator PLLs.
The existing Thunderbolt mounting holes will be utilized, and mounted in a vertical orientation, inside the 3RU 2.4/3.4GHz transverter enclosure.
Above: Under the hood! A DEMI 4-way Splitter/Amp/Filter, and a Futurlec DC-DC converter board inside