[amsat-bb] Re: Elk Antenna vs Arrow Antenna

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Mon Dec 29 14:54:08 PST 2008

Trey Brown wrote:
> I'm looking to get started in FM satellites and am considering
> purchasing one of these antennas. Wanting to get some thoughts and
> opinions from people that have been doing this longer than I have
> been.
> http://www.elkantennas.com/2m4405element.htm
> http://arrowantennas.com/146-437.html

I made a homebrew Arrow-style crossed dipole for 2m/70cm.  It works 
really well, not just for the FM birds but for some of the more distant 
repeaters.  The whole thing took about an hour to build.


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