[amsat-bb] WIMO X-Quads
scott23192 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 27 14:32:57 UTC 2017
I have both the 2m & 70cm X-Quads wired RHCP with the factory harness on a
fixed EL rotator and am extremely pleased with them.
My main interest is RX (cubesat telemetry, weather sats, etc.), so one
aspect of the X-Quads that I particularly like is that the area of gain is
quite wide. You don't have to be pointing so precisely at an object to
benefit from these antennas.
I also have an SP-70 LNA on the 70cm antenna and that is a huge help as
On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 5:28 AM, Dave Tipton <dave at davet.me> wrote:
> Good Morning folks, After an extended hiatus, (Like 15 years) I'm back.
> Looking at getting the shack set back up for the birds, and was wondering
> anyone here was using the WIMO X-Quad antennas. They look pretty
> impressive for their size, and I was thinking about putting a pair of them
> on a split Yaesu 5500 over top of my TA-33 on the tower.
> Just wondering what you guys thought of them.
> Dave Tipton, W5DMT (Formerly N8KXA)
> (615) 689-0685
> <mailto:dave at w5dmt.com> dave at w5dmt.com
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