[eagle] Re: AO-51 Multiband Antenna???

Gould Smith gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Mon Sep 3 17:27:49 PDT 2007


As Drew said Stan designed it, with maybe help from Lou.

I was told that it is an L Band antenna with S band stubs.  There is a 
ground plane under it with radials for L and S band.
I wasn't able to get specifics about gain when I did the book.

Gould
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "Bill Ress" <bill at hsmicrowave.com>; <eagle at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 8:06 PM
Subject: [eagle] Re: AO-51 Multiband Antenna???


> Stan Wood designed it. It is a dual band L and S antenna, linearly
> polarized. I'm not sure what sort of "in orbit data" you are looking for,
> but it is in use whenever the L band uplink or S band downlink is in use
> including later this month.
> http://n4hy.smugmug.com/gallery/2107663#108915239 has good pics of the
> antenna.
>
> Something in particular you'd like to try?
>
> 73, Drew KO4MA
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bill Ress" <bill at hsmicrowave.com>
> To: <eagle at amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 7:54 PM
> Subject: [eagle] AO-51 Multiband Antenna???
>
>
>> Perhaps one of you can detail the "multiband antenna" used with the SQRX
>> receiver aboard AO-51.
>>
>> A perusal of Gould Smith's "ECHO" makes reference to it but provides no
>> details.
>>
>> Does anyone have any in orbit data for this mode. What's the current
>> status for its use?
>>
>> Regards and thanks...Bill - N6GHz
>>
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