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R: Need Tripod Mount Advice



Hi Bob,

Shlomo,4X1AS has made wath you need.Ask to him a picture of his tripod
installation at 4X1as@iarc.org
73 de i8CVS Domenico



----- Original Message -----
From: Bob McElligott <bmcellig@kornet.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2001 12:21 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Need Tripod Mount Advice


> Living in a high rise apartment in Korea, the only way that I can have my
> antennas for AO-40 is to mount them on my glassed in balcony and point the
> antennas out an open window toward the bird.  I have and would like to use
a
> heavy duty (15 lb) camera mount tripod to hold and position my antennas.
> The tripod head has the standard (5mm?) screw in it to attach the camera.
I
> realize that I need to fabricate some type of adaptor to mount the
antennas
> on the tripod.  For now I plan on using a Meyer's BBQ dish for 2.4 GHz and
> 24 element loop yagi for 1269 MHz.
>
> My questions are:
>
> 1. Have any of you done this before, and do you have some type of pictures
> or diagrams that show how you made the tripod adapter to mount the
antennas?
>
> 2.  Does anyone perhaps have a better solution for mounting these antennas
> under the same or similar situation that I am basically forced to use in
> order to operate?
>
> I imagine that there are others of you who have done this before with
> antennas during temporary or portable operations, and I would appreciate
> your advice. I have learned many years ago that multi-heads are much
better
> that one in trying to achieve a good answer to a problem.
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> 73,  Bob McElligott
> Songtan/Osan AB, Korea
>
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