[amsat-bb] Re: 2.4GHz broadband router on satellite?

Roger Rogerkola at aol.com
Fri Feb 22 13:08:40 PST 2013

Could a gain antenna be incorporated into a gradient boom for aiming?


On 2/22/2013 3:06 PM, James French wrote:
> Lee and those who have responded so far,
> Those are the questions that would need to be answered before even
> considering this 'novel' idea.
> Could the satellite
> utilize a modified 'backfire' antenna (referencing AO-40 2.4GHz
> antennas) that utilizes dipoles offset from the surface on every side
> and then use the surface of the satellite itself for gain?

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