[amsat-bb] Re: Mount an Arrow on rotator with 2m vertical or horizontal

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 13:12:19 PDT 2013

Hi Don,

Here is me, thinking out loud---

Think of the secondary use....If you want to use the array for local FM
repeaters, go vertical.  If you want to use it for SSB contacts, go


Mark N8MH

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Don Hoover (WS4E) <ws4e at arrl.net> wrote:

> Just wondering, should I mount my arrow with the 2m elements oriented
> vertical or horizontal?
> I am planning on putting it at 15deg and just using a az rotator.
> Does it even matter which way its oriented since the polarity of the sats
> are always changing?
> Maybe I should mount it like this: / instead.
> Just curious what some thought was the best way to go.
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