[amsat-bb] FO29 with an Arrow
kayakfishtx at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 17:04:43 UTC 2015
You'll have much more luck with the Arrow+IC-910H on FO-29 without
preamps than you would with SO-50. However, you will have much more
breathing room on FO-29. Especially if you stay away from the center
of the transponder (435.850-860) and avoid "neighbors" creeping in on
Good luck and have fun! That's one of my favorite portable setups!
On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 10:27 AM, 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?
> jim at coloradosatellite.com
> wd0e at amsat.org
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