[amsat-bb] FO29 with an Arrow
va6bmj at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 16:39:33 UTC 2015
On 1/2/15, Jim White <jim at coloradosatellite.com> wrote:
> I'd like to hear from anyone who has worked FO29 portable. We are
> working with a group of guys on an expedition to a small island and I'm
> hoping to take only an IC910H and an Arrow hand held Yagi mounted on a
> light camera tripod. Clearly I can work SO50 with that, but how about
> FO29? Will I be able to hear it with that small antenna and no preamp?
In short, you betcha! I live in an apartment and I have to set up my
station outside, either on my balcony or somewhere downstairs near the
FO-29 is quite easy to reach using a hand-held Arrow and usually puts
a good downlink with no pre-amp required.
Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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