[amsat-bb] Antenna resurrection

John ns1zjohn at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 15:24:27 PST 2010

I recently picked up the Cushcraft Satellite pair: the 738XB and 22XB. 
These are circular antennas with a switch unit to change polarity. Well, 
they turned out to not be quite what was described. The switches on both 
antennas appear to be bad. I managed to remove the 2 meter unit and 
seperated the relay. The coil is burnt out. The PC board seems to be 
intact with little if any damage. Haven't had the courage to attack the 
70cm on yet.

Any source for the relay for this pair? Maybe original parts source for 
relays and the phasing harnesses. I would like to get some use out of 
this if it is possible.

Thanks for your insight.

NS1Z / EL99bf
John Wilcox
Silver Springs, FL

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