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Micor base RX audio

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Dec 14, 2001
Far NW Valley
I have an opportunity to obtain a few Micor base receivers. These are incredibly sensitive and selective and are already on a couple channels I want to monitor all the time. I could get audio amps and speakers for each receiver but I was wondering if anyone has used any type of audio mixer in this application.

I have seen a scanner audio mixer mentioned before but haven't been able to locate references to it. I also don't know if it will accept the high impedance input that is used by Motorola base radios (600 ohm?)

Any suggestions?


Aug 11, 2004
Romulus, Mi.
Micor? Now I'm starting to date myself. I was fully working on Comms when those were just on the drawing boards.

yes, they are a great reciever, but.........they'd only be good until 2013 when we all have to go narrowband, but..........yes there are modfications if you want to spend the time and resources. And you have to find crystals. I have one with a Siltronix VCO connected which does quite well, until the garage temp warms up then have to re-adjust only so often.
Then I ended up taking an old Regency scanner Digital VCO and connecting there. Now I've got a super-high sensitive VHF only scanner.

The nice thing about those are you can chain link the receiver antenna inputs to one antenna without any sensitivity degradation. Audio? Id get a cheap radio shack mixer and find the line output and connect to the mixer from there.
Are these the sattelite receivers? if so the line output card if not taken provides plenty of line audio voltage to accomodate any mixer.

the size of that system is now 1/10th including the power supply and wild cards.

Good luck and have fun.
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