[amsat-bb] Re: SWR on Satellite antennas

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Tue Jan 14 11:39:52 PST 2014

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Wilson" <protest at virginmedia.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2014 7:08 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] SWR on Satellite antennas

Hi All,

< snip>

> So, I have two questions.

> 1) Should I be worried about damaging my rig (IC-9100) with the
     2:1 SWR on AO-07 ?
NO damaging to your rig will occur with a 2:1 SWR because the 
reflected power from the antenna to your rig will be only the 10%
of the incident power.

> 2) Will future satellites be in the 435 to 438Mhz range?


> Thanks

> Peter


73" de i8CVS Domenico

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