Category Archives: 902 W1GHZ Transverter

Down East Microwave TC Photo

Isn’t it precious?!

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Part of The Plan

I think it is important to continually keep pressing forward, even when you don’t have much time or energy to do so. Sometimes, a hobby ceases priority for whatever reason- this causes the most adherent to call some wayward practitioner … Continue reading

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Upcoming Projects and Other Transitions

Lot’s of irons in the fire!  I’ve got many things going on which I will be reporting on shortly.  In the meantime, let me give you, dear reader, a quick situational report. *1) The ABPM from DEMI has been put … Continue reading

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More assembly of the 902/3 W1GHZ transverter

How are you going to do it?  How are you going to build a 902/3 MHz. transverter so that you can activate a little used band and thereby increase your score in the VHF contest in which you are competing? … Continue reading

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Driver Amplifier Motorola SHW5151

I was going to begin this post with the line, “Amplifiers are more trouble than they are worth,” but thought such hyperbole (which reminds me of my favorite example- “money is more trouble than it is worth.”) might be better left … Continue reading

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Driver Amplifier for W1GHZ 902/3 Transverter

I recall reading in the recent DUBUS magazine that something every VHF+ user could use was more power.  Naturally, everyone could use more power!  This fact escapes many people who run a barefoot (the all too common 100 watt) transceiver … Continue reading

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W1GHZ 902/3 Transverter Measurements and Build Notes

My 33cm W1GHZ transverter is assembled!  However, it isn’t a fully functional transverter because I do not yet have a complete sequencing system in place.  That said, the transverter and LO boards are assembled and plumbed.  I am continually on … Continue reading

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W1GHZ 1.2 GHz assembly in Croatia!

A very nicely documented build of a 1.2 kit by 9A4QV. Croatia Microwaves Very nice and clean- check out the enclosure!

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W1GHZ transverter purchases update #3

Hello Everyone. As of today everything is out in the mail and on there way except the two Canadian orders. Those I will handle tomorrow morning right when the Post Office opens up as I need to hand those directly … Continue reading

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W1GHZ transverter purchases update #2

Another note from Mr. French: I didn’t realize that it has been almost a month since I posted the last update. Sorry about that. I wasn’t keeping track of the time and all. I have everything finally packaged up and … Continue reading

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