[amsat-bb] Arrow 2 Antenna

Bob WB4SON at gmail.com
Wed Jun 19 20:25:42 UTC 2019

Total guess, but perhaps a connector issue on the feedline?  To rule that
out use a SWR meter between the rig and antenna and see if the SWR changes
when you are pointing things up high.

73, Bob, WB4SON

On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 4:08 PM Kees van Oosbree via AMSAT-BB <
amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:

>  Hello there!
> I've been having trouble with my Arrow Antenna on the FOX sats.  It seems
> that when I point my antenna at the satellite, say on a 70 degree max
> elevation pass, it doesn't receive it.  But when I point the antenna at the
> ground, it comes in very clearly.  Towards the end of the pass, I start
> receiving it again because I'm pointing my antenna near the horizon.  At
> this time, I make all of my contacts.  What could be the problem?  I
> checked the elements on the antenna and they aren't mixed up.  Thank you!
> 73 de KE0STO
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