[amsat-bb] Overcoming desense on FO-29

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Fri Mar 20 23:53:52 UTC 2015

This is a great solution, along with turning the power down:


73, Drew KO4MA

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> On Mar 20, 2015, at 7:50 PM, Jim Barbre <jbarbre at xmission.com> wrote:
> Is the use of a downconverter effective in overcoming desense on the FO-29 70 cm downlink? The downconverter would convert 435 to 10 MHz. Receiver is an SDR. (I have different ones for HF and for VHF.)
> Also, what is the minimum recommended distance between linearly polarized 2 m and 70 cm antennas on the same crossboom? Does it help with desense if one is mounted horizontally and the other vertically?
> Thanks.
> Jim Barbre
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