[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Mode A 10m Rx ant.?

Diane Bruce db at db.net
Sat Dec 15 08:56:39 PST 2007

On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 11:47:05AM -0500, Joe Krepps wrote:
> Just how big/complicated of an antenna do I need to get the 10m downlink
> from AO-7's Mode A? I'm looking for something that's portable.

I've heard the AO-7 downlink with literally a chunk of wire during field day.

> I'd be incredibly pleased if the 10m element stuck in my Diamond MV3A,
> magmounted to my Outback's roof would do it. (I could stick the 10m
> element in the side holder if need be - the antenna can accomodate 2
> elements at once.)

Try it and see.

- 73 Diane VA3DB
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