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

Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604 faunt at panix.com
Mon Apr 14 15:04:57 PDT 2008

BTW, regarding dishes as solar cookers, I was up at Hat Creek RO, as a
tourist, and they soda blast their bare aluminum dishes to stop this

73, doug

   From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
   Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 13:23:36 -0400

   > 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.

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