[amsat-bb] Re: Mode S antenna
Edward R. Cole
kl7uw at acsalaska.net
Sat Sep 11 20:11:14 PDT 2010
At 06:53 PM 9/11/2010, Matt Patterson wrote:
>Just won this antenna on ebay for my portable V/S setup. Hope it will work
>for what I'm wanting to do.
>Plan on mounting the downconverter to the back of it. Now to program the
>memories of both my HTs.
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Described at 19-dBi is enough gain, probably linear-pol so there may
be a bit more fading if the satellite is spinning. I bought a 8-dBic
RHCP wifi antenna but have yet to install it. My B5400 controller
needs repair so no hurry.
I imagine it will work fine...super price!
73, Ed - KL7UW, WD2XSH/45
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