[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 S-Band antenna polarization
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Tue Dec 21 12:40:59 PST 2010
Hi John, WA4WDL
On the 2.4 GHz from AO-51 the transmitting polarization is
Linear so that in theory for receiving 2.4 GHz RHCP or LHCP
on the ground station don't make difference.
AO-51 Mode and Antenna Polarization:
U: TX A (usually digital)LHCP
TX B (usually analog) RHCP
----- Original Message -----
From: "jmfranke" <jmfranke at cox.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 8:56 PM
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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