[amsat-bb] Re: Elk as a Base Antenna

Amir K9CHP sarlabs at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 03:21:56 PST 2011

Also, take coax losses into consideration. A pre-amp at the antenna might be a good idea. Get one that can deal with the RF when you are in Tx and waterproof it!

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Amir K9CHP

On Feb 21, 2011, at 0:06, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com> wrote:

>>> ... used an Elk as a base station antenna ...
> I would use Blue LocTite on all element threads ... then probably use marine spar varnish on it all before mounting in a semi- or permanent outdoor situation.
> And, of course, have some manner to rotate it.
> Clint, K6LCS 
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