[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 S-Band antenna polarization
jmfranke at cox.net
Tue Dec 21 12:17:22 PST 2010
Many thanks to all who responded. The additional references were great!
Thanks to all,
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 3:10 PM
To: "'jmfranke'" <jmfranke at cox.net>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-51 S-Band antenna polarization
> It is linear. You are right that the information exists, but is sometimes
> not readily available. A good place to look is the Weekly Satellite
> which AMSAT distributes. For many, but not all satellites, that
> is just below the frequency information. For AO-51 we find:
> Mode and Antenna Polarization:
> V: Linear
> U: TX A (usually digital)LHCP
> TX B (usually analog) RHCP
> L: Linear
> S: Linear
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
> Behalf Of jmfranke
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 1:57 PM
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-51 S-Band antenna polarization
> Does anyone know the polarization of the 2.4 GHz transmissions from AO-51.
> Are they circular? If so which polarity, RHCP or LHCP? Are they linear?
> If so is there a preferred receiving polarization? I have examined the
> AMSAT web site and many references on the Internet, but cannot seem to
> the answer.
> John WA4WDL AMSAT member 10211
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