[aprssig] How Much Antenna for PCSAT?

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Fri Aug 17 07:28:13 CDT 2007

I've made it via the ISS on a few occasions with a barefoot D7 and a
5/8ths whip on the LR roof.   Not reliable enough to be useful though.

Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gerheim at cox.net [mailto:gerheim at cox.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 7:06 PM
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> Subject: [aprssig] How Much Antenna for PCSAT?
> I've been trying to hit PCSAT with a D7.  Apparently, the 
> rubber duckie isn't enough wire.  Will a telescoping whip do 
> any better?  
> KB9GVR has been having some success.  
> My goal is to send it an APRS packet from a moving 
> motorcycle, so big antennas are out of the question.  I 
> almost managed it back in January.  
> --
> -Al Gerheim
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