29 May 2000
Correction to Microwave Update '99 Article
"A 10 Ghz Dual Conversion
High Side LO Transverter
from Surplus Qualcomm Omnitracks Units"
A section on the modification of the X5 Multiplier stage was inadvertently omitted
the article. This stage is located directly to the left of the LO filter which is
in Figure 5 of the article on page 133 of the Microwave Update '99 Proceedings.
gate of the X5 Multiplier stage requires addition of two stripline stubs, as shown
the following photo. Lack of this modification results in inadequate LO drive to
transverter TX and Rx mixers causing low TX output and poor Rx performance,
reported by several amateurs who have followed the original article.