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[aprssig] Re: How Much Antenna for PCSAT?

Richard L. Beggs brichard281 at qwest.net
Tue Aug 14 23:27:50 UTC 2007


Scott

Arrow Antenna Cheyenne Wyo.

www.arrowantennas.com

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Richard L. Beggs         N0EB 145.430
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-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Scott Miller
Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 1:37 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Re: How Much Antenna for PCSAT?

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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