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C-Band DRO LNB teardown

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Sebastian, amateur radio operator KF5OBS, offers up this under the hood look at a C-Band DRO LNB. "A low-noise block downconverter (LNB) is a key element in a satellite receiver system and is responsible for converting the relatively high frequency of the received signal into the more convenient L-Band. But...

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