[amsat-bb] Re: satellite antenna photos oa4o

Lizeth Norman normanlizeth at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 06:32:33 PST 2012

Bill, John and Mike,
I would love copies of the manuals. Please forward them on as I will
pass them along.
What era are these antennas?
The 70cm one tests good. The rest need work.
Has anyone done anything to rehab these?

On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Mike Seguin N1JEZ
<n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net> wrote:
> 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.
> Mike
> ----- 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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