[amsat-bb] Re: AO-51 V/S
mattpatt at 1starnet.com
Fri Sep 10 08:42:43 PDT 2010
I know Kent's site very well. Used to do a lot of VHF rovering and just
about all my antennas were "cheap" yagis. They work great and you can't
beat the cost. Anyway, I'm in need of a 2.4GHz antenna for S mode
downlink on AO-51. Kent's cheap yagi antenna designs don't go up that high.
On 9/10/2010 10:28 AM, saguaroastro at cox.net wrote:
> Try Kent Britain's (WA5VJB) Site. I made my 144/435 Antenna from his plans for under $20.00. Works like a charm& easy to build.
> He's got plans for various bands including 1296Mhz. A good resource.
> ---- Matt Patterson<mattpatt at 1starnet.com> wrote:
>> 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
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