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Re: Satellite Newbee thoughts




Hello Bob!

09 Oct 00 00:27, you wrote to TAPR APRS Special Interest Group:

 BB> To do that at the end of a long coax run you have to mess with
 BB> Rotators, preamps, power amps, low loss cable, remote controls and
 BB> az/el indicators. None of this is needed if you put the antenna right
 BB> at the radio which you can do when you are mobile...  And can see the
 BB> sky...
 BB>
 BB> Just a thought for the satelltie beginner..

You've hit on the precise reason for my portable operation.  Now, add a beam to
that HT, and watch the signal soar to levels comparable to the local 2m
repeater! :-)


Tony, VK3JED

.. If it works, rip it apart and find out why!!!
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|Fidonet:  Tony Langdon 3:633/284.18
|Internet: tlang@freeway.apana.org.au
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| Standard disclaimer: The views of this user are strictly his own.


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