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RV: Arc Jet tests?




----- Original Message -----
From: Claus Waldraff <DF8GH@t-online.de>
>
> Eric Van Offelen wrote:
>
> > I received yesterday a 1 m. offset dish, which is like new. Building now
a 4
> > 1/4 turn helix and modifying the dish mount. Hope to compare the 2
antenas
> > very soon, with sun and AO-40 beacon.
>
> Hmm how do you plan to steartthat thing. I do have a 85cm offset and
> build a 5 turn helix at the moment, but it will be dificult to follow
> the sat at low elevation angels...
>
> 73 de Claus

The original dish mount can be adjusted from 10º to a little more than 50º
of elevation. Using a file, I modified it so that it now goes down to abt
3º. Cannot go lower because the arm which supports the feed touches the
mast, but this value is OK.
73
Eric EA5GIY

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