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Re: Question regarding gain of Dish Antennas with different feeds



This is a question I had, as well. I am using a helical for the feed of a
Primestar 1.0m dish. The 5 turn helix has 11(?) dB gain. Is this added to
the 25 dBi gain of the dish? There must be some addittive value over just
putting a dipole at the focus...

----- Original Message -----
From: <W1BFN@aol.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>

> Question: Will the Gain of the patch antenna increase the overall gain of
the
> dish I put it in, either directly by virtue of its stated gain, or
indirectly



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