[amsat-bb] Antenna advice
jeff at mock.com
Fri Jan 4 15:01:21 PST 2008
I'm new to satellite stuff. I got an Arrow-II antenna to get started.
It works pretty well. I live in San Francisco and I can go on the deck
or hang out the window and hear the easy satellites.
I would like to graduate to sitting in a chair, inside, with two free
hands, while working a satellite. What is a good choice for the next
step up for an antenna that I can install on a flat roof for mode-J
Do I need an az-el rotator for the next step up or is there some
cheaper/simpler solution? It will be about a 75-foot cable run from a
roof antenna to my radio, will I need a mast-head type preamp for the
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