[amsat-bb] Re: Suggested mode S antennas for K5GNA downconverter

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola at aol.com
Sun Apr 13 18:47:19 PDT 2008

A folding corner reflector? if weight's a problem aluminum foil (I ALMOST
said tin foil...so many years ...)over a folding cardboard backing will do.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Nutter" <rnutter at networkref.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2008 7:02 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Suggested mode S antennas for K5GNA downconverter

> I am trying to come up with a portable sat station that can fit in a
> briefcase.  I have the dipole and reflector antenna that K5GNA sells for
> his downconverter but I am looking for something compact that can fit in
> the briefcase and the reflector cant.  I have thought about the G3RUH
> patch antenna but that is a little pricey for me at this point.  Are
> there any other antennas that someone can suggest that I try for this
> quest ?
> Thanks,
> Ron
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