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Re: Survey: L and S minimums



Ed Krome wrote:


>         I would like some information. I have updated "Mode S: The Book"
> and it will be available at Dayton and I still have one shot to add
> information before it's printed (really!). So, of all you hi-freaks (pun?)
> who were operating modes U/S and L/S today, please write back to me:

> 1) S-band downlink antenna size: 

Homebrew 16-turn helix with Millicom-modified Drake at the feedpoint. 
The Millicom claims 27dB gain and 3dB NF. Early on I felt like I was a 
little deaf, but once I had a obstruction-free path to the bird it was 
quite adequate.

73 de Maggie K3XS


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