[amsat-bb] Re: springtime project
w4as at bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 20 10:02:43 PST 2009
Bob, did you mean to say to place the 6 meter beam BELOW the satellite
antennas? Why would you want to elevate the 6 meter beam? I
personally would not add that additional strain to the elevation rotor
of the G5400.
73 de W4AS
On Jan 20, 2009, at 3:42 AM, w7lrd at comcast.net wrote:
> Before I reinvent the wheel I want to run this project by you. My
> current satellite antenna system is on a 15 foot tripod using a
> G5400 az/el rotors. Consists of 14 el cp 2M yagi, 40 el cp 70 cm
> yagi, 3 foot dish for S band 16 turn helix for L band. I want to
> change the tripod to a 30 foot tower and add a 5 el 6 M beam.
> Question- put the satellite antennas just above the top of tower and
> the 6M beam above the satellite ants. high enough as not to
> interfere with the sat. antennas when rotated in elevation. Then if
> possible have the whole thing being able to tip over. Has anyone
> come close to doing something like this? Or any ideas.
> 73 Bob W7LRD
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