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Re: Umbrella dish antenna



What about "tinfoil?" Soft, plyable, cheap...


Sam
KA5QYU

>From: "Walter Crauwels" <Walter.Crauwels@skynet.be>
>To: <N9UUR@wi.rr.com>
>CC: "Amsat BB listserver" <Amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Umbrella dish antenna
>Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2001 15:22:31 +0200
>
>Good idea, i was also thinking in that direction, because my
>metalic spray didn't work
>
>Please let me know your results
>thanks
>
>ON4BCB
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gary Bargholz" <N9UUR@wi.rr.com>
>To: "Walter Crauwels" <Walter.Crauwels@skynet.be>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2001 3:17 AM
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Umbrella dish antenna
>
>
> > Thanks for running that test for the group!
> >
> > I am considering trying a "Silver reflector" umbrella from one of
> > my portable light kits.  A standard lighting instrument diffuser
> > used for portable TV and Film lighting... 41" dia.
> >
> > gb
> >
> >
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > Well i tried this afternoon with some metal paint inside an ombrella,
>and NO
> > > result. as this spray isverry expencive, dont try it
> > >
> > > I'm looking for metalic fly mesh like howard, but i dont find it
> > >
> > > 73
> > > ON4BCB
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Mark L. Hammond" <hammond@surrealnet.net>
> > > To: "amSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
> > > Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2001 7:21 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Umbrella dish antenna
> > >
> > >
> > > > Howard has done a really cool job with that one!
> > > >
> > > > How about metallic painting the inside of a umbrella?  Any chance 
>that
> > > will
> > > > work?  I've seen "chrome" colored paint, spray "aluminum" paint, 
>etc.
> > > >
> > > > Anybody know a readily available paint that might work?
> > > >
> > > > 73,
> > > >
> > > > Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
> > > >
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> >
> > Gary Bargholz
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