[amsat-bb] Re: why not to buy an M2 antenna
w0jab at big-river.net
Tue Dec 10 13:16:01 PST 2013
On 12/10/2013 1:22 PM, Edward R Cole wrote:
> I am breaking with my normal practise of not posting to the amsat-bb:
> I have a M2 436CP42 which is even larger than the 436CP30. I have had
> it since about 1999 as it was used for AO-40 uplink. I wired mine in
> RHCP without the optional polarity switching relay so I have no direct
> experience with the relay. My antenna has performed just fine in the
> 14-years it has been mounted outside so the antenna is certainly of
> good construction. I made no extra protection other than good sealing
> of coax lines.
You and me both. As well as many others.
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