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Re: Phillips Tech Dish Problem




  Mine were slightly misalligned too.  I brute
forced it, and it's been fine...  (And the antenna
works rather well, btw.)

  -al
  WB1BQE


Barry Hawkes JR wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> Has anyone had this problem?  I am assembling a Phillips-Tech SPG-36
> dish parabolic antenna and find that the feed tube clamps do not sit
> flush when inserted into the slots in the reflector base. As a result
> they are angled and spread too far apart to clasp the feed tube and
> allow a bolt to be inserted through the feed tube and feed tube clamps.
> 
> I am reluctant to use brute force to either 1. bend the clamps or 2.
> insert the clamps into the reflector and then use force to pull the
> clamps together and risk distorting the reflector plate.
> 
> Phillips has not seen this problem and will send me new clamps but I
> would like to know if others have had this problem and how they resolved
> it.
> 
> Barry Hawkes N1BAN
> bhawkes@mediaone.net
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