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

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Wed Sep 14 17:45:16 PDT 2011

Hi Bob, WB4APR

I believe that your phased array is exited by a powerful TWT probably
tunable into the Narrow Band Modes 10.368 - 10.370 MHz into the
IARU Bandplan

If this is the case the TWT is just usable for 3 cm EME

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:52 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] 2500 Watts on 10.14 GHz?

> 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
> , 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
> 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.
> antenna is 2' square
> Sigh...
> Bob, Wb4APR
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