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

Ronald Nutter rnutter at networkref.com
Mon Apr 14 06:25:12 PDT 2008

Sorry I should have been a little more specific.  I have some travelling 
coming up and am trying to come up with a combination of equipment that 
will fit in a Pelican 1490 case that should be able to go through 
airport security with a minimum of hassle.


Jim Wright wrote:
> Would a larger briefcase/toolbox help?  A metallic tool box may be what you need to mount it all to and serve as its transport, also.
> Just a thought.
> 73,
> Jim WA4IVM
> From: Ronald Nutter <rnutter at networkref.com>
> Date: 2008/04/13 Sun PM 06:02:40 CDT
> To: amsat-bb at AMSAT.Org
> 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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