[amsat-bb] Re: ARRL Sat Article

Joe Fitzgerald jfitzgerald at alum.wpi.edu
Wed Jan 6 16:57:51 PST 2010

Idle-Tyme wrote:
> It might be an "Urban Legend" But I always remember that those early 
> birds antennas were simply made from tape measure like materials.  

That is pretty much state of the art, even now. Take a look at the 
photos of PCSAT at http://wa8lmf.net/bruninga/pcsat.html

You can just make out the inch markings on the yellow tape measure in 
some of the pictures.

-Joe KM1P

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