[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 V/S

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Fri Sep 10 07:15:42 PDT 2010

Matt Patterson wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks to everyone for all of your responses.  It looks like I have 
> found a downconverter.  Next question...  Does anyone have any ideas on 
> a cheap and easy homebrew antenna?  Would a "cantenna" work for a small 
> portable setup?  I'm trying to do this as cheaply as possible as AO-51 
> isn't in this mode very often.
> 73 Matt
> W5LL
Hi Matt,

Which downconverter did you find? Do you intend to work the satellite 
portable, or mount the 2.4Ghz antenna on a rotor? Let me know, and I'll 
make a recommendation or two.

73, Drew KO4MA

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