[amsat-bb] Re: satellite antenna photos oa4o

Mike Seguin N1JEZ n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Fri Dec 7 04:54:45 PST 2012

Hi John,

The 70 cm antenna could be Cushcraft, but I think the 2M is KLM because of 
the configuration of driven elements. Folded dipole vs T match.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John / NS1Z" <ns1zjohn at gmail.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: satellite antenna photos oa4o

>I have a set of older Cushcraft antennas that meet that criteria: 738XB and 
>22XB. Both have polarity switching but the 435 ant has the box on the rear. 
>I have manuals for both.
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Bill Booth
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: satellite antenna photos oa4o
>> 2M looks like a KLM 22c with polarity switcher
>> 70 cm looks like a KLM 40cx with polarity switcher
>> 1.2 G looks like a Tonna (F9FT?) http://www.f9ft.com/indexe.html
> I agree with Mike, N1JEZ.  The KLM's were the only one with the big box 
> polarity
> switcher on the end of the 440 boom.  The 144 unit was not covered but an 
> open
> circuit board with lots of exposed phasing wires.
> In fact looks exactly like mine except mine have the F9FT in the middle of 
> the
> boom.  If you need copies of the  KLM manuals let me know .....

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