[amsat-bb] Re: Mobile Sat antenna

Rick - WA4NVM wa4nvm at comcast.net
Thu Jan 21 16:28:44 PST 2010

Hi Joe and All,

I operate mobile now and then.  I just use my Kenwood D-700 and
an MFJ-1724B dual band.  It works fair if the bird is not to low.
Some passes are better than others, just like at home.



> Hi All,
> I have heard a couple times on the FM birds of stations
> signing mobile. I wonder what type of antennas are used for mobile.
> I have an Arrow I use portable with my HT. I have a full duplex Icom
> FM rig and could just barely hear HO-68  on a Wednesday pass up in Em95.
> No preamp or anything yet and just a 1/4 wave duobander.
> What would it take to operate truly mobile from an antenna standpoint.
> Just playing with the idea. I travel a bit during Spring and Summer and
> might be fun to try.
> Joe
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