[amsat-bb] Re: Suggestions for Mode L antenna

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Mon May 12 20:10:23 PDT 2008

> Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 21:55:20 -0500
> From: rnutter at networkref.com
> To: ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
> CC: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Suggestions for Mode L antenna
> Greg:
> I havent worked with hardline before.  This may be getting mvoed from 
> time to time. For now, I will have it at home.  I would like to move it 
> to a Field Day location in June.  Will hardline tolerate that or should 
> I look at another type of feed line ?
> Ron

Hi Ron,

Hardline really hates being bent.  It's not really a Field Day sort of material, but then we rarely have 50' towers on field day either.  I'd still go for Field Day, but leave the hardline at home and use a sort piece of LMR or similar coax.

Greg  KO6TH

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