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Re: SUCESS!



I totally agree,  I made my 1st contact with Hawaii on AO-27 using a
homebrew 440 receive antenna and a homebrew rollup J-pole for the uplink all
on an HT with 5 watts and very little money involved.

          73,
          Ken
 kc7ppx@amsat.org



----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Langdon" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>
To: "'Jon Ogden'" <na9d@mindspring.com>; <nh6vb@juno.com>
Cc: <k6yk@juno.com>; <tiptond@psi.com>; <denmorr@bellsouth.net>;
<molou@big-river.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2000 7:04 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] SUCESS!


> > I rest my case.
> >
> > Preamps aren't all that expensive.  The arrow is great, but
> > you could buy a
> > preamp for what the arrow costs as well.  Better yet, buy both.
> >
> > Oh yeah, I forgot.  Can't spend money on satellite gear now
> > can we.  After
> > all that's the "FM" bird philosophy.
>
> Simple answer in 2 words.  "Home Brew".
>
> My beam cost me around $10 to make.  That hardly breaks the satellite
> budget. :-)
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