[amsat-bb] Circular Antennas

Dave Mann cwo4mann at comcast.net
Fri Aug 12 21:14:48 UTC 2016

My experience with the M2 eggbeaters left something to be desired.  The 70cm antenna was deaf without a gasfet preamp.  I use the 2m one as my local repeater and simplex antenna now.

I've read other comments here about limitations, but I'm still not convinced circulars are a bad thing.  

That's about all the advice I can render.


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> On Aug 12, 2016, at 13:40, Gerald Payton <gp_ab5r at outlook.com> wrote:
> Trying to get back into satellite radio from the early 2000s, I wonder what happened to circular helical antennas.  Are they out of fashion now?
> 73,
> Jerry  AB5R
> EM12kh
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