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[aprssig] flying digipeater?

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Mon Apr 18 17:32:00 UTC 2005


On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, William McKeehan wrote:

> All that needs to be up that high is the antenna, right? Have you considered
> just putting the antenna up suspended from the baloon with the antenna wire
> running down to a digi on the ground?
...make a coaxial collinear antenna out of RG-174.  Lots of elements.  50' 
of feedline and 50' of radiator(s) with the balloon up 100'...

-- 
Rick Green

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