[amsat-bb] Help with Yaesu FT-736r

KD4ZGW kd4zgw at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 17:54:33 UTC 2017

Special thanks to Steve NS3L, I was able to listen to AO-73 for a short 
period of time (You were right, Steve, about the "drifting" on AO-73) 
and was able to change the frequencies. This leads me to my next question:

All I am operating on is a 2 Meter / 70 CM ground plane (Which does not 
do great at all except at low elevation.). Anyway, I still have my 
Moxon's that I built when I was doing rover. They did alright, but 
still, when the sat got to a certain elevation; I could not hear 
anything.  Here is the million dollar question: Will a "turnstile" 
antenna for the sat's work better than the Moxon's?

On 12/9/2017 5:24 PM, Steve Nordahl via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> Looks like my effort to get Robert KD4ZGW in AL back on the birds is paying off. Robert tells me that the Xggcomms CAT Cable I sent him works perfectly on his FT-736R and SatPC32. So give a listen as he should be roaming the birds ASAP..!! Steve NS3L
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