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Re: Advice needed for newcomer to satelites




As a good starter antenna system you might check out the Arrow Antenna's.
In fact they're having their Millennium sale just now.


At 10:23 PM 12/28/99 +0000, Gary McKelvie <garym@garym.org.uk> wrote:
>Hi to the List ,
>I'm in need is advice on antennas and which satellites to "aim" for and new 
>to using satellites.
>I intent to work on 2m and 70cms,my thoughts so far (as to antennas have 
>been along the lines of crossed yagi's for 2m and 70 cms properly an 8 
>element for 2 and a 13 element for 70.
>The radio I intend to use is a Yaesu FT726R with the satellite board fitted 
>and an output of 10 watts to the above antenna system.
>Which leads to my question is the proposed antenna/radio setup sufficient 
>to work successfully any of the 2m/70cms satellites?
>Which now leads on to my next question as to which satellites should I be 
>looking to work?TIA and Vy 73 Gary
>
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