[amsat-bb] Re: New Lindy's QRV
kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Sat Feb 6 15:35:15 PST 2010
I forgot to add that these are patterned after Tony, AA2TX, designs
(UHF version is in Feb. 2010 QST).
My variation was to use pvc sched-40 plastic pipe (white).
The preamp is one of the older DEMI designs that uses a mgf-1302
GasFet with about 0.7 dBNF. I see about one s-unit of noise when I
turn it on. There is 4-feet of RG-58 to the UHF Lindy and 60-feet to
the FT-847 from the preamp. The VHF Lindy has no preamp and is fed
with 60-feet of RG-213.
The VHF Lindy brings up repeaters 70-miles away with 50w, and the UHF
Lindy hears repeaters that far away. So actually can make a nice
general purpose antenna.
At 11:03 AM 2/6/2010, Edward Cole wrote:
>Just a note that I copied HO-68 beacon yesterday on my new
>I have updated the webpage:
>I am only running mode-VU with the "Lindys" because the UHF antenna
>has a preamp and the VHF one does not.
>My directional satellite array is not quite QRV; needs cables
>connected in shack.
>They have full capability for modes; VU, UV, US, VS, LU, LS
>So I will not be on AO-7, VO-52, or FO-29 quite yet.
>73, Ed - KL7UW, WD2XSH/45
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73, Ed - KL7UW, WD2XSH/45
BP40IQ 500 KHz - 10-GHz www.kl7uw.com
500-KHz/CW, 144-MHz EME, 1296-MHz EME
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