[amsat-bb] Re: DirecWav satellite internet useful?
kc6uqh at cox.net
Mon May 26 22:20:55 PDT 2008
These dishes are used on 10 GHz and lower frequencies. Designed to operate
in Ku Band ~12 GHz they will give ~30 dBof gain. The LNB and feed can be
used , at least the LNA section. As the intended use is television the LO is
not stable enough for Amateur Satellite work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 8:23 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] DirecWav satellite internet useful?
My neighbor appears to be tossing their Hughes "DirecWav" satellite internet
dish and associated dish-mounted electronics. By any stroke of luck, is
this stuff reasonably convertable for use with any of the the proposed P3E
up or downlinks? I have no idea what frequency it runs. It appears to have
both transmit and receive capabilities (based on the warnings posted).
There are no model numbers that I can find on the electronics.
I've got my AO-40 S-band receive setup, but nothing for the higher bands.
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