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Re: AO-40 Uplink power requirements



Hi Bruce,

I am using a DEM transverter of about 30 watts in the shack
(approximately 20 watts to antenna) into a pair of 22 elemnt K1FO style
antennas.  That level seems about right to me.

73's de Jess - W4MVB

On Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:18:37 -0400 Bruce Nolte N3LSY <brucenol@abs.net>
writes:
> I am curious what you guys are using for uplink power for AO-40. I 
>have
>100 watts on 70 cm and a KLM 44 element cross yagi. I'm pretty sure 
>it
>will have more than enough muscle, but I am considering either going
>barefoot with the 736 and / or shortening the Yagi for preliminary 
>tests
>to reduce the strain on my wobbly mast and boom, which are only
>temporary, and to reduce complexity of my test setups.
>
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