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RE: wkd AO-40 QRP !



offset fed? :)

Tony Langdon. 
Systems Development and Support. 
ATC Training Australasia.  Level 2 321 Exhibition St Melbourne  3000. 
Phone:  1300 13 1983     WWW:  http://www.atctraining.com.au 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pieter Ibelings [mailto:elpieter@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, 7 May 2001 10:48
> Cc: Amsat List
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] wkd AO-40 QRP !
> 
> 
> 35cm dish with coffee can feed?
> 
> That's a 12inch dish? Any area left after adding a coffee can 
> feed to it?
> 
> Pieter
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Douglas Cole" <n7bfs@qwest.net>
> To: "Andreas M" <m_andi@gmx.net>
> Cc: "Amsat List" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2001 19:50
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] wkd AO-40 QRP !
> 
> 
> > Andreas M wrote:
> > >
> > > I was able to work AO-40 today with real qrp conditions. 
> Here is my
> setup:
> > >
> > > Uplink 70cm
> > > FT 790 RII with 2 Watts (no PA !)
> > > 3 meters Aircell 7
> > > 9 element Yagi antenna with about 11dBi linear polarized
> > > that gives an eirp of about 25 Watts !
> > >
> > > Downlink 13cm
> > > 35cm dish with coffee can feed linear polarized
> > > DB6NT preamp 35 dB NF < 1dB
> > > 5 meters Aircell 7
> > > AR-5000
> > >
> > > With this setup I was able to hear my own signal very 
> weak, but readable
> in
> > > SSB.
> > >
> > > I worked two-way in SSB:
> > > F6GBQ, rpt 55/41 at MA 230 / Squint 6 degrees / 28k km range
> > > DL6DBN, rpt 55/43 at MA 235 / Squint 12 degrees / 24k km range
> > >
> > > And the satellite had between 10 and 15 dB down (AGC 
> level on the U-RX)
> all
> > > the time!
> >
> > Way to go Andreas :)
> >
> > Makes me wonder if most folks are hitting it too hard on 
> the uplink ?
> >
> > ok , back outside to get my S-dish going ......
> >
> >
> > --
> > Douglas Cole   N7BFS
> > AMSAT#26182 , K2 # 544
> > http://www.users.qwest.net/~cdoug3
> > Registered Linux user # 188922
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