[amsat-bb] Re: Gain VS Bandwidth at 2.4GHZ

Roger Kolakowski rogerkola at aol.com
Sun May 17 10:04:07 PDT 2009

Although it is a good thought I can not take credit for the writing of
it...Roger  WA1KAT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2009 8:09 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Gain VS Bandwidth at 2.4GHZ

> On 16 May 2009 at 17:27, Roger Kolakowski wrote:
> A part of my mystery is solved WiFi and WiMAX I am not a big fan of WiFi
as i have some security concern but i discover that i don't have
> the best antenna for 2.4 and fiddling with it is not an option. A true 2.4
is in the mail to replace it and with 2 antennas now i will be
> able to install them to have vertical and horizontal polarisation and i
will see if there is some improvement at 2.4ghz when switching
> between them. Nobody answer me back regarding the S band linear "not
circular" AO-51 antenna but the fades are probably due to some
> antenna blocking than anything else. On the last S band session me and
Clare VE3NPC noted that the fades does not happen at the same time
> on our respective QTH there is surely not some selective circular
polarisation path?
> > This was probably just a typo; if so, pardon the reply...
> >
> I was mixing both...hi
> >
> > Wi-Fi and Wi-Max are different things.  An antenna designed for Wi-Max
> > may not operate very well, as you describe, on 2.4 ghz.  Wi-Fi's
> > 802.11b/g is on 2.4 ghz (channel 1 is right on top of our allocation),
> > so a properly designed Wi-Fi antenna could be good for 13cm Ham
> > applications.
> >
> > >
> > Enjoy the new toy,
> >
> > Greg  KO6TH
> >
> Some experimenting to come on the next S band session.
> "-"
> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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