February 18, 2014

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T7A06)

Q) What device takes the output of a low-powered 28 MHz SSB exciter and produces a 222 MHz output signal?

A) Transverter

NJ2X Notes:
A transverter are used with transceivers to change the range of frequencies over which the transceiver can communicate.  A transverter has both a receiver converter and a transmitter converter.  Down East Microwave is an example of a company selling transverters for amateur radio use.