RX port for Kenwood TS-480
I added an external RX port to my TS-480 for a SDR receiver which is used
as a band scope.
The ext RX port is buffered with high input impedance emitter follower
so it is not affecting the TS-480 receive performance.
External RX port with a bulkhead female SMA connector. I used a ready
made coax cable with the SMA connector.
Snap-shot of TS-480 schematics. The emitter follower is sampling the
RF signal going to TS-480 RX.
Note that Kenwood has made a mistake in the schematics. Antenna 2 is selected
when TS-480 is OFF.
The blue capacitor is the 1n input capacitor. Brownish ones are 100n caps.
The red wire is +13.8V which is available although TS-480 is switched OFF.
Update 2017-01-29 OH7SV
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