[amsat-bb] Re: Starter antennas

kc8ran@cox.net kc8ran at cox.net
Sat May 1 14:32:16 PDT 2010

I used them with preamps mounted on a 10 foot piece of PVC for a couple 
years. Not the greatest, but still made enough contacts to stay 
interested. I also used an Arrow on a camera tripod roughly pointed 
toward the max elevation azimuth on some low passes where the M2 loops 
didn't perform as well.


On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Jacob Tennant wrote:

> I have a set of M2 loops antennas for 2 meters & 70cm and from reading 
> their website they state that they are good LEO antennas. So I was 
> wondering what the consensus is from anyone that has tried them.
> I understand that they won't be as good as a CP beam setup on a az/el 
> rotator, but since I have nothing up as of yet hoping they will at 
> least let me get started, was also hoping to use them for a mobile 
> satellite setup as well...
> Jacob Tennant - K8JWT
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