[amsat-bb] Re: Sat-Antennas ...?

Lizeth Norman normanlizeth at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 11:52:26 PST 2013

I'd be careful with anything by M2. The quality leaves much to be desired.
As it ages, the "teflon" that the connection blocks use as waterproofing
degrade. Ask me how I know. Pics on request.
Preamps can be had for $45 from Down East Microwave as kits. Some assembly

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 11:10 AM, Jens Spiess <jens.spiess at bluewin.ch> wrote:

> Hello...
> if somebody has experiences for the satellite radio over present,
> functioning amateur radio satellites with the following antennas:
> EB-144 M2 und EB-432 M2  (following the Link) ???
> Dignity these antennas is sufficient around more or less adequate company
> to be able to do over the satellites available still nowadays, without
> rotors, however, with preamplifiers...
> or would you advise me against the investment in these antennas from the
> start??? Use here an IC910H.
> I have worked during earlier years very well with the MASPRO antennas and
> rotors, now might, however, again - with as low as possible expenditure-
> get into the amateur radio over satellite.
> Thanks for answers ,
> Jens / HB9JOI
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