Monday, December 20, 2010

N4KGL Rocket Beacon Dummy Load Test

Here is the beacon transmitter dummy load test setup using 9 V battery. The output is 1 watt but I can see it degrade after 20 minutes or so. I also placed my IC 703 nearby and could hear the signal at 14.060. See video.

Beacon Test setup including 9V battery SWR/PWR Meter and Dummy load