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Re: RS-12 Mode A - Wow!



On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 07:03:13AM -0600, Michael Kingery wrote:
> Here is what I am running for RS-12:
> 
> TX/RX: FT-847
> 
> Downlink: 3 element Tri-Bander, AZ manual rotor, 20 ft high, FT-847 internal
> pre-amp only
> 
> Uplink: 8 element crossed yagi (4x4 elements), fixed RHCP, AZ and EL manual
> rotors, <25 ft of coax, (K5OE design, see below)
> 
> Power:  50 watts max, but work RS12 generally with minimum power (<5 watts)

I reckon you could just about blow the thing out of the sky with
that Michael. I use 10-30W to a 5/8 lambda vertical on 2m, and
receive 10m on my multiband HF vertical. Works fine. Used the
same antennas when mode T was active. FT-847 also, so 15m isn't
much good to me.


Hamish
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