[amsat-bb] Re: 2500 Watts on 10.14 GHz?

Bill Ress bill at hsmicrowave.com
Wed Sep 14 16:50:02 PDT 2011

Ni Bob,

Will the transmitters tune up to 10.368 GHz?? How are they excited?

Regards...Bill - N6GHz

On 9/14/2011 3:52 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> We just got a 2500 Watt phased array transmitter and antenna that can put
> out up to 4 several hundred watt solid state beams at 10.14 GHz.
> The prospects are tingling, but since it takes a full rack of equipment
> within a few feet of it, one would have to have a top floor room.  And then
> , it only covers about 120 degrees.
> Best I can think of is FMTV and beam it from the ground to illuminate the
> top of the nearby 600 foot antenna tower and then let that SPLASH in all
> directions for county wide X band Ham TV.
> But it is completely wasting the instantaneous steerable beams.
> Oh, we got it junk.  No one knows how they steered the beams and there is no
> software.
> But no one in this area has anything on X band.
> I'm not offering it to anyone, it is Government equipment, just trying to
> come up with ideas other than a perfect example of a RADHAZ sterilizer.  The
> antenna is 2' square
> Sigh...
> Bob, Wb4APR
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