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RE: Re: equipment



This sounds interesting, but I need more detail, are there any web sites
with pictures and details.  Do you have to make modifications to the 
downconverter?  ect...  
Jim KI0BK

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul [mailto:paul@moonlink.net]
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 12:13 PM
To: Estes Wayne-W10191
Cc: amsat-bb
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: equipment


Hi Wayne,

Where would you mount this? To one of the booms?

Paul Delaney
KB2SHU
Cerritos, CA



-----Original Message-----
From: Estes Wayne-W10191 <W10191@motorola.com>
To: paul@moonlink.net <paul@moonlink.net>
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 9:30 AM
Subject: equipment


>Paul,
>
>You can't afford $70 for a TranSystem AIDC downconverter+2' dish from
K5GNA?
>It's a shame to be "so close", and then not get 2400 Mhz receive
capability.
>
>Or $80 for the downconverter+3' dish because you probably need more gain
for
>digital modes compared to the analog modes that I plan to use.
>
>The only other expense would be a length of RG6 cable TV coax (easy to
>scrounge) and a homebrew DC power supply and bias tee.  I'm going to steal
>DC power from my rotor power supply.
>
>Wayne Estes W9AE
>Mundelein, IL, USA
>

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