[amsat-bb] Re: AO-7 Mode A antennas

Anthony Monteiro aa2tx at comcast.net
Sat Oct 30 09:45:30 PDT 2010

Hi John,

I have worked AO-7 on field day using a 4-foot
vertical plugged into an ARR preamp.

Tony AA2TX

At 11:52 AM 10/30/2010, John Neeley wrote:
>I notice, looking at the logbook on the AO-7 website that the 
>Europeans utilize
>Mode A alot more than use here in NA.  Since the downlink frequency is in the
>upper 10 meter band, and I wondering what antenna they are using for 
>receive?  I
>have tried dipoles, horizontal loops, G5RV, etc to pretty much zero luck in
>hearing the bird, even with close passes.
>Any info would be appreciated..
>John W6ZKH
>Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
>Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
>Subscription settings: http://amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list