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Re: Satellite Mobile [was: "9600 Baud Pacsats/Por

On 09-24 01:58pm, the following was written:

> I now operate QRP portable on AO-27, as do a number of experienced
> satellite operators.  Most of them use the excellent Arrow 146/436
> hand-held cross-polarized yagi, generally with a built-in diplexer.
> Lately, N2YQP and KI0AG have been running 1/2W!  I run a different
> homebrew dual-band gain antenna (no diplexer needed) that fits easily
> in a 4' mailing tube.  If AO-27 weren't so swamped already on weekends,
> i'd write it up.  *Sigh*  Skeds welcomed to all 50 states and most 
> provinces.

Where might one find/buy such an arrow antenna? What other type of antenna
would be acceptable for QRP FM work on AO-27?

73 Jeff

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