[amsat-bb] Re: request

wa6fwf wa6fwf at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 4 19:47:07 PDT 2006

Hello George,
   just some rough numbers, M2 18db   TVRO dish around 26db

Yes I would say that's a pretty worthwhile gain if you can swing that big
of a dish and point it correctly, the -3db beamwidth should be
around 7 deg.

Kevin WA6FWF
Amsat-UK #6505

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From: "w3vvp" <w3vvp at atlanticbb.net>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 7:21 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] request

>I have an M2 23cm35 at 10 ft. If I were to put up a 7 1/2 ft TVRO dish with
> a patch feed for 1.2 ghz would I get any more gain or is that a waste of
> time? Thanks for any info. George
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