[amsat-bb] Re: New Lindy's QRV
jbblack68 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 18:43:41 PST 2010
Good freaking grief! Are you kidding me? AMSAT-BB is why I have more
It's -his- money. The last paragraph actually states that he was making SSB
and FM contacts. Does it -matter- if he uses a preamp on FM, SSB, or
freaking two cans and a string?
On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 8:13 PM, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>wrote:
> I read that article, and when I got to the last of it and he mentioned that
> he was using a pre-amp for working the FM birds, I wondered out loud:
> We're working '27, '50, and '51 with HTs and meager antenna improvements.
> Better yet, build a tape measure Yagi - you can realize great gain with
> about six bucks of parts. Note that I haven't mentioned, "Buy a pre-amp"
> anywhere. I was considering building one of those antennas mentioned in QST
> last month - until I read that he was using a pre-amp.
> I'll just stick with what works for me ... home-brew or commercial Yagis
> ... a log periodic every now and then ... and no pre-amp anywhere.
> Clint, K6LCS
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