Sunday, March 10, 2019

How to make a Ham Radio RF Dummy load using a Low Pass filter Conversion. Post 1798.


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Here's a clever way to convert a surplus Low Pass Filter into a useful 50 ohm dummy load.  According to D-lab Electronics, "Depending on the low pass cabinet and whatever resistors you have on hand, a powerful device can be constructed."

Subscribers to this article say your initial cash outlay should be in the neighborhood of $15 to $20 US.  Compared to the prices now being charged for RF Dummy Loads, this homebrew project is quite a bargain.  An RF Dummy Load should be an integral part of your ham radio station.

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