[amsat-bb] Re: S band LEO Sat tracking
w0jab at big-river.net
Fri Sep 6 07:00:18 PDT 2013
On 9/5/2013 9:56 PM, Greg D wrote:
> Bob, for comparison, I used a 30" x 24" grill for AO-40. I found that
> moving the dish +/- one "click" on my controller (10 degrees) would
> make a just-audible difference in the received signal strength. So, I
> figure 10 degrees is the 3db beam width, not good enough, apparently,
> for the ISS TV...
> Greg KO6TH
Explain "one click at a time"
A rotor such as the Yeasu G5500 is a must.
A "step" rotor (moves X degs at a time) just is not that good for a
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