[amsat-bb] 23cm antenna for L/V

jeff griffin kb2m at arrl.net
Wed Jun 5 00:01:22 UTC 2019

Last time I bought one, a 55L in 2011, wasn't the company in Maine? It was, I think an engineering spinoff of Cushcraft. Is this true... 

73 Jeff kb2m

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Seguin [mailto:n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 6:18 PM
To: jeff griffin
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 23cm antenna for L/V

You can't go wrong with the D/S antenna.

I run a 55el 1269 version here for mode L and the same but at 1296 at my 
contest station.

On 6/4/2019 5:59 PM, jeff griffin via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> I'm looking for a medium length Antenna for my  SAT station here in NJ.  As
> space in limited at my winter home I went with a low gain  Comet CYA-126E. I
> have a bit more space here, and a more restricted sky view so I'm looking
> for something around 6'+ or so with 25+ elements to help me burn through the
> leaves, too many freakin trees here J. I'm looking at a 25 L Directive
> Systems DSE2425LYK. I once had a 55L DSE when I had more space, no room for
> that here. Before I pull the trigger on the DSE25 I was wondering if anyone
> could recommend something a bit larger, but smaller then the DSE45's 12 '
> boom length? Thanks in advance...
> 73 Jeff kb2m
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Mike, N1JEZ
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