[amsat-bb] Re: 25 watt Moonbounce
kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Mon Jan 28 21:24:50 PST 2008
It would be more significant if the antenna was described. I suspect
if one used a 1000-foot dish it would be quite easy to do! The
article mentions his working Gary in Ohio. That most likely is KB8RQ
which runs a very large array of 2m yagis (I believe 32 of
them). That helps a lot!
I have over 115 eme contacts on 2m running only 125w to four
yagis. So if this ham is running a single yagi and 25w that IS a big
achievement. But no mention of what antenna system is being used?
73 Ed - KL7UW
At 12:14 AM 1/28/2008, Trevor wrote:
>The story in the UK Scarborough Evening News about Angus Young M0IKB achieving
>Moonbounce with just 25 watts is a good illustration of the huge advances
>Amateurs have made in Moonbounce techniques over recent years. Not long ago it
>would have taken over 400 watts to achieve it.
>Why Angus is over the Moon - Scarborough Today (with picture of Angus)
>Ham makes EME contact with just 25 watts
>The call book entry for Angus Young M0IKB can be seen at
>73 Trevor M5AKA
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