[amsat-bb] Re: AO51 L/S

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 14 20:16:20 PDT 2009

Hi Bob,

Ha, I thought I heard KL7XJ contact someone else, just as the bird was setting here.  Must have been you.  Too rough to copy here in CM98 at a 2 degrees, but you're farther north.  Congrats!  

The helix type antennas are definitely the way to go.  Easy to build, too.

Greg  KO6TH

> Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 01:42:31 +0000
> From: w7lrd at comcast.net
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  AO51 L/S
> Great contact with KL7XT for several minutes.  I used a 16 turn helix, instead of the 22 el yagi.  The helix blows the  yagi away.  
> 73 Bob W7LRD
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