[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Mode A Antenna?
k8cxm at fuse.net
Sun Dec 7 14:14:57 PST 2008
I do a little operating on AO7 mode A, and find it depends. I have 3 usable
antennas that work OK on 10: an R5 vertical, a 10M dipole and a 160M
inverted L. Usually the L is best on receive, followed by the dipole and the
R5 is last. However, for whatever reason, sometimes the order is reversed.
As Tim said, even a simple longwire can work just fine.
Jim Bob Buckeye
**** Jim Leder****
K8CXM since 1961
IBM retiree since 1999
There are 10 types of people in this world -- those who understand binary
and those who don't.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian" <w4as at bellsouth.net>
To: "AMSAT BB" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 3:14 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-7 Mode A Antenna?
>I have a Yaesu FT-847 which is dedicated for satellite work, so I
> don't have any HF antennas connected to it.
> I'd like to know from those on the group who are (were) using AO-7
> Mode A (10 meter receive), what type of antenna you are using?
> I really don't want to get a directional antenna for several reasons.
> Also, is it possible to receive Mode A without the use of an external
> 73 de W4AS
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb
More information about the AMSAT-BB