[amsat-bb] Re: eggbeater rx performance

Dave Guimont dguimon1 at san.rr.com
Fri May 29 21:43:04 PDT 2009

>I/m interested in the possibility of using oscars 27, 29, 50, 51, and 52
>without using rotors or directional antennas and maybe while mobile.  Uplink
>seems not to be a problem as one can always QRO to a level where the
>satellite sees an apropriate signal level that is enough but without robing
>power from other transponder users.  On recieve though you still gotta be
>able to hear 'em to work 'em.  Is an eggbeater and a preamp enough to hear
>decently or is there another (better) way?  Is working mobile and/or without
>directional antennas even practical?  what's the best way to do it?

Go to:


And try the quadrifilars...You wont get much at low ELs, but on a 
decent pass you will copy...use low loss coax, and good N connectors.

See the folder Antennaevaluation for some testing we've done..

            73, Dave, WB6LLO
                dguimon1 at san.rr.com

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 

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