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[aprssig] Re: How Much Antenna for PCSAT?

Bob Cutter ki0g at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 14 19:56:37 UTC 2007


Sounds like an Arrow Antenna, 2M and 450 crossed if
you want.

73, Bob KI0G
--- Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

> Somewhere I saw a lightweight 2-meter beam of some
> sort with a handle on 
> it, but I haven't been able to find it since. 
> Anyone know what that 
> might have been?  I could use one for balloon
> tracking.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> Patrick Green wrote:
> > I've used a Comet SM24 dualband whip on the HT
> with good results 
> > handheld working terrestrial stations however I
> took the HT (also a D7A) 
> > on my bicycle and god very poor performance with
> it.  In fact a digi at 
> > 80' 1 mile started losing packets where if using
> the D7A in a car with a 
> > mobile antenna, I would get at least 10 miles away
> from that same digi.
> > 
> > My guess is that the radiation pattern going up to
> PCSAT wouldn't be any 
> > different.  I find ISS to be the easier to work. 
> If you don't use an 
> > Arrow style antenna, you probably won't hear the
> satellite come back if 
> > you make it in at all.
> > 
> > 73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.
> > 
> > 
> >
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