[amsat-bb] FO29 with an Arrow

Sean K. kx9x at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 2 16:36:44 UTC 2015


Hi Jim-
I haven't tried it in just over a year, but I used to work FO-29 with an arrow on a tripod regularly from my car with a 706 and a FT-817 for receive. No preamps. Didn't work everything but worked plenty.
 Sean Kutzko
Amateur Radio KX9X
      From: Jim White <jim at coloradosatellite.com>
 To: AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org> 
 Sent: Friday, January 2, 2015 11:27 AM
 Subject: [amsat-bb] FO29 with an Arrow
   
I'd like to hear from anyone who has worked FO29 portable.  We are 
working with a group of guys on an expedition to a small island and I'm 
hoping to take only an IC910H and an Arrow hand held Yagi mounted on a 
light camera tripod.  Clearly I can work SO50 with that, but how about 
FO29?  Will I be able to hear it with that small antenna and no preamp?

Jim
jim at coloradosatellite.com
wd0e at amsat.org
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