[amsat-bb] Re: ISS Repeater
n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Tue Dec 30 05:04:25 PST 2008
----- Original Message -----
From: "jeff kb2m" <kb2m at comcast.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ISS Repeater
> Just tried to work the ISS L/V pass at 1240z here in fm29. I'm using the
> freq pair of 145800,1269650 with SatPC32 . Heard Mike n1jez and Claire
> ve3npc, I didn't hear my D/L at all. Mike you called me a couple of times
> did you hear me?
Hi Jeff, no sorry I didn't hear you....
> I'm running 10 watts into 90 foot of 1/2 " hardline feeding
> a 55 L directive systems loop yagi, I have about 5.56 watts at the ant
> feedpoint. I will try some more tomorrow morning. If this becomes a
> mode I will buy a 1.2 gig amp. I wouldn't have much use for it otherwise
> my 1.2 ant is at 17 feet 30 feet above sea level 2 miles from the Ocean.
> exactly an ideal VHF and above contest location !
If your loop yagi is mounted for horizontal polarization, and you got an
amp, you'd do OK in some of the VHF contests. I assume it's a pretty flat
take off from your QTH?
"A closed mouth gathers no feet"
> 73 Jeff kb2m
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