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Re: wkd AO-40 QRP !



Yes, it was my mistake! I didn't write that it's an offset dish. 

73s, Andy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Langdon" <tlangdon@atctraining.com.au>
To: "'Pieter Ibelings'" <elpieter@hotmail.com>
Cc: "Amsat List" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 3:40 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] 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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