[amsat-bb] Re: Best Antennas for Attic (Short Booms)
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Thu Jun 6 02:27:42 PDT 2013
Hi Les, N1LF
WIMO antennas are suitable for your needs.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Les Rayburn" <les at highnoonfilm.com>
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Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:03 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Best Antennas for Attic (Short Booms)
> I'm in the process of upgrading my satellite array. Hope to add an AZ/EL
> rotor system, and build a complete stand-alone satellite antenna system.
> Right now, I'm sharing my weak signal Yagis for satellite duty.
> I'll be limited in boom length to about six feet maximum due to
> construction of the attic itself. Anything longer, and I start bumping
> into things. I'd like maximum performance from the space, so I'm
> wondering if any short length circular polarization antennas are made
> commercially? Everything I can find (at least in the States) are
> long-boom affairs.
> Feedline will be 3/4" hardline for the 432 antenna, and an SSB
> Electronics pre-amp. 2 Meters will get 1/2" hardline for feedline, and
> an SSB Electronics pre-amp. Runs are about 50 feet.
> Les Rayburn, N1LF
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