[amsat-bb] Re: ELK Antenna

Martha martha at amsat.org
Wed Jan 12 09:15:50 PST 2011

Ron - AMSAT has an Elk antenna and bag in stock.  The antenna is $125 and
the bag is $25.  Shipping is extra.

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Peter Portanova <roic at optonline.net>wrote:

> Ron,
> My Pleasure, this is their site,  http://www.elkantennas.com/  feel free
> to
> talk with Ray the owner and you can mention my name and that you read my
> posting as a result of Ham Radio University, if you have an interest.  I
> always used an Arrow antenna, by default, until Tim, N3TL was invited to do
> a Satellite Forum, he asked Arrow if they would give some support, they
> said
> NO!  He never used an ELK but asked them for a donation and they gave him
> an
> Antenna to raffle.
> He then purchased an ELK and began to do many side by side tests and the
> was very impressive at AOS/LOS and it seemed to respond very well to the
> polarization changes as we twisted it.  The Arrow does not publish any gain
> numbers on the antenna, some have come up with their own values but not
> official, ELK publishes the normal numbers you would expect, good luck and
> most of all Enjoy the Satellites, NOW, nothing is forever!
> 73- Pete
> www.massapequanyweather.com
> http://www.qrz.com/db/WB2OQQ?
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73- Martha

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