[amsat-bb] Arrow 2 Antenna
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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