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Re: Black & White Question



Black and White Checkerboard then maybe?

Drew
----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Willmott <pwillmott@northrock.bm>
To: AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 11:10 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Black & White Question


> Hi All,
>
> In the next few weeks I'll be putting together a new dish for Mode S. I
live
> in a rather salty environment so will have to protect the dish with paint
or
> varnish. The last dish I put together around 1995 was varnished, it still
> works but don't look too sharp now.
>
> So this time I was thinking about using car paint to make the new dish
look
> better on the mast, ... but what colour?
>
> It gets very hot here so I'm not sure about using white paint, ... the
temp
> was 42C two weeks ago on the roof, ... the white may reflect too much into
> the preamp, .... then again black paint may absorb too much heat and warp,
> .... so anyone got any ideas on this for a colour that best suits a hot
> clime? I'm not an expert in thermal stuff as you can tell!
>
> Cheers
> Paul, VP9MU
>
>
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