[amsat-bb] Re: Arrow Antennas - Horrible Performers

Charles Suprin hamaa1vs at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 04:45:40 PDT 2009


What do you have against the anritsu equipment I used to counter the 
2.65dB claim?
I found UHF to be about a half dB and VHF to be better than that and 
when I checked the calibration it was within a tenth of a dB.

Clint Bradford wrote:
>  >> ... from what I have read, a 2.65db loss of signal using Arrow's  
> crappy duplexer ...
> Unless an Arrow Antenna performance report beings with, "My Motorola  
> test equipment - certified within the last year - indicates ... [such- 
> and-such performance characteristics] ... " - this that post is  
> worthless to me.
> And should be worthless to anyone demanding the best-available  
> information.
> And such mis-information shouldn't be passed on to anyone else. And  
> messagegroup moderators should delete such undocumented tripe.
> Needless to say, I haven't read much of the recent "Arrow Performance"  
> threads. Just aren't worth my time.
> Just my opinion, of course. I have been wrong.
> I couldn't ask for - nor imagine - better performance from my Arrow  
> Antennas than what I am enjoying now. They prove themselves pass after  
> pass, demo after demo ....
> Clint Bradford
> West coast curmudgeon
> http://www.work-sat.com
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