[amsat-bb] Re: Combining two Arrow Antennas
chris at photofuture.co.uk
Wed Mar 4 09:58:51 PST 2009
Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> Don't be overly long winded and the frequency adjustment issue isn't a
> problem. You don't have to use CAT control at all, especially on full
> duplex setups!
> I'd use the existing 706 for transmit, and the 817 for receive. The
> previous issue then becomes moot. Take a laptop and the 817 and an
> arrow for portable half duplex fun. I do this for hamfest demos and
> while on vacation, and it never fails to please. Matter of fact I just
> bought a used eee netbook for a lighter source of prediction and
> Doppler correction.
Ok, well that is the way I have been doing it.. I find controlling the
antenna the biggest issue, just though having two on a rotator would
improve the Downlink, as I have issues hear it sometime.. and controling
Do you have any photo's of your portable setup?
Thanks for your time..
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