[amsat-bb] Re: Discones
clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 1 11:43:54 PDT 2008
> Looking at the DS3000A from AOR USA. Wondering if it isa good
> backup/permanent installation versus the portable of handheld yagis
> like the
I wouldn't consider it for satellite work. It is a gain-less design,
even though AOR claims 2.15 dBi (at 144 MHz), 3.0 dBi (at 430, 904,
Difficult to get it "perpendicular" to the birds, too...
Interesting antenna for events - it draws attention. But if you have
to spend some money on weird antennas, grab a M2 Eggbeater for RX.
At shows, I mount my Eggbeater on a rotator...I call it my "Souffle'
Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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