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Re: RS-15



Garie,

I use a sloping dipole mounted among a bunch of other antennas, so I am
sure it is not optimal, but I still receive the bird well on my Icom 746.
A pre-amp *does* help a little, but it is not necessary for CW operation.

73 de VE7MDL                ....Erik.

At 20:24 23/11/98 -0500, Garie Halstead wrote:
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>FOR ALL RS-15 USERS.....
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>What is the very minimum (with emphasis on the word minimum) antenna
>one could use in receiving the weak 10 meter downlink of RS-15 and
>still get fairly decent results??
>
>I'm guessing that a mast-mounted 10 meter preamp is probably a given.
>
>I know there are a number of you out there who have been involved in
>some experimentation in this area and I'd like to draw upon your
>experiences.
>
>TIA
>
>73,
>//Garie  *K8KFJ*
>West Virginia
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