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RE: RS12/13



Thanks for the idea.  I don't know how easy such things can be obtained down
here, but worth a look.  Still the issue of supports, no trees near the area
I can use it in. :-(

Tony Langdon.
Systems Development and Support.
ATC Training Australasia.  Level 2 321 Exhibition St Melbourne  3000.
Phone:  1300 13 1983     WWW:  http://www.atctraining.com.au


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Muenzler WB5RUE [mailto:wb5rue@stic.net]
> Sent: Friday, 31 March 2000 11:15
> To: Tony Langdon; K3ROJAL@aol.com; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] RS12/13
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> Check military surplus for fold-up dipole antennas.  These 
> things are just
> pieces of aluminum tubing with an elastic cord running 
> through them.  You
> piece them together for operation and fold them up for 
> moving.  They are
> kind of like the plastic fold-up supports for "mushroom tents."
> 
> 73/
> Kevin, WB5RUE
> 
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> > Behalf Of Tony Langdon
> > Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2000 6:21 PM
> > To: 'wb5rue@stic.net'; K3ROJAL@aol.com; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] RS12/13
> >
> >
> > > Switch to a full wave horizontal loop on 10 and you'll be
> > > amazed at how much
> > > better your receive will be.
> >
> > While on the subject of RS-13 antennas, I have the problem of
> > very limited
> > space and any 10m antenna I "erect" needs to be either (a)
> > fully portable)
> > or (b) able to be quickly erected and taken down, as well as being
> > self-supporting (the area I have access to is basically the end of a
> > concrete driveway).
> >
> > Up until now, I have used a CB whip, with mixed results (OK
> > for CW, SSB gets
> > a bit rough).  The uplink antenna is a 2m vertical.
> >
> > Any ideas on a 10m antenna for my situation?
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