[amsat-bb] Re: AO-07 Downlink Antenna
w7lrd at comcast.net
Sat Feb 3 08:31:58 PST 2007
Tyler-Think about a 10 meter full wavelength loop inside 1/2 inch pvc laying on your roof. I used one for many years on rs10 and 15. A little more gain and less directive than a dipole. The length will be 1005/F(mhz)
73 Bob W7LRD
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From: "Tyler Harpster" <tyler881 at adelphia.net>
> I just bought a 10 meter preamp from Advanced Receiver Research. I was
> planning on making a 10 meter dipole and feeding the voltage supply for the
> mast mounted preamp up the coax. Will this be enough to hear the bird?
> ----- Original Message -----
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 11:18 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-07 Downlink Antenna
> > Im having really poor luck with my inverted V antenna.. its not very high
> > up but only on a very high pass will it hear the beacon on 29.502. What is
> > every one else using?
> > -Steve Raas
> > N2JDQ
> > FN20vg
> > AMSAT 36396
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