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Re: AO-40 status report by DJ4ZC



Dumb question after reading the mail: 

> >The fact is that S-band works and works well according to the control team.
> >So for those who have two meter reception problems, S band is certainly a
> >good option and one that you certainly favor.
> 
> That's certainly true; once you allow steerable ground antennas,
> S-band emerges as the clear winner over both 2m and 70cm. It's just
> that this raises the newcomer's barrier somewhat compared to an omni
> antenna on 70cm, that's all.

Since they say the S-Band will be so strong, has anyone worked the numbers 
to prove that directional antennas *are* needed there ?

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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