[amsat-bb] Re: Mobile Sat antenna

Pedro A. Perez eb4dka at teleline.es
Tue Jan 26 04:04:30 PST 2010


I use for mobile this setup (FM and linear birds mode J):


I upgraded the downlink antenna using a CJU with better results:


Hope this helps.

73 de Pedro EB4DKA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "joe barkley" <jbarkley at truvista.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2010 11:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Mobile Sat antenna

> 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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