[amsat-bb] Re: 144 MHz Satellite Omni - Alpha Sky Antenna
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Feb 19 07:13:49 PST 2014
With all the Mode B sats, I think I see why it is on sale:
"While used specifically for satellite operations, the Alpha Sky Sphere and Sky Counterpoise Kit still maintain a SWR of less than 1.9:1 on 2 Meters; as this is the band that transmission to satellite occurs. SWR is a little higher on 440MHz and this antenna should not be used to transmit on this band."
73, Drew KO4MA
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> On Feb 19, 2014, at 9:46 AM, M5AKA <m5aka at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> The Alpha Sky Antenna is now retailing at $89 instead of the previous $299.
> Has anyone any experience of this antenna ?
> Amateur Radio Store
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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