[amsat-bb] Re: 145 MHz signal blocking 435 MHz downlink
kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Jan 19 17:39:57 PST 2014
I use that antenna as my "Field Day" antenna, as it's much easier to
At home I use an M2 2M7 and a 420-450-11 with SSB preamps.
73, Jim KQ6EA
On 01/19/2014 11:21 PM, Paul wrote:
> Hello Jim,
> Do you still use the GulfAlpha 'Easy Sat' antenna?
> I'm looking for any advice on improving performance.
> I have already installed the diplexer as shown in the article below but it
> seems I'm getting no good signal on the 70cm uplink.
> Paul Delaney - K6HR
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> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 145 MHz signal blocking 435 MHz downlink
> Buy a diplexer, and connect it as shown in the linked article:
> I also tilt both of my Yagis so they're 45* to the boom, which makes
> them 90* to each other.
> Yes, I lose some signal on terrestrial use, but ti helped cut the
> coupling, and desense, down quite a bit.
> 73, Jim KQ6EA
> On 01/19/2014 06:56 PM, Gabriel - EA6VQ wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a coupling problem in my station when trying to work FO-29. My 2m
>> signal is completely blocking the 435 MHz downlink, and so I can't hear my
>> signal off the satellite. I guess it must be something related to the
>> distance between the two yagis. (I use the terrestrial horizontal yagis
>> can see at http://www.dxmaps.com/jm19hn.html ). With mode-B satellites
>> is no problem. I have tried it with two different 435 receivers, and it's
>> exactly the same.
>> Anyone has had this problem o have an idea of the possible reason? And
>> is more important, of some way to solve it?
>> Thanks for any possible help.
>> 73. Gabriel - EA6VQ
>> Web-Site: HTTP://www.dxmaps.com
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