[amsat-bb] Yaesu G-5500 question

Bob Hammond propgrinder at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 15:06:05 UTC 2020

Thanks for the quick replies M5ET, NR0T, and VE3NXK.

The M2 LEO antennas are designed to be end-mounted and M2 has no idea how
they'll perform if mid-mounted as they aren't designed for that.  Hence, my
counterbalance scheme.


On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 8:01 AM Bill Booth <ve3nxk at gmail.com> wrote:

> > How many of you with similar antennas and a G-5500 have NOT used a
> > counterbalance?
> I did not balance mine in the current install.  I did move the mounting
> brackets
> on the boom when I had the A40 dish on the main boom to help with balance.
> Attached pic of current setup.
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