[amsat-bb] Re: Suggested mode S antennas for K5GNA downconverter
w7lrd at comcast.net
Mon Apr 14 11:04:23 PDT 2008
Lest we not a forget a fairly short helix 5-10 turns. Would probably be good enough for AO-51. Depending on ones construction methods, it could be fragile. They are easy to build and fairly "forgiving"
73 Bob W7LRD
"if this were easy, everyone would be doing it"
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From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
> > 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.
> See my foldable S-Band 1 meter dish Portable:
> You can make it out of simple aluminum roof flashing.
> Bob, Wb4APR
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