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RE: AO40 Portable Dish Antenna

Thanks!  I was really impressed with your system...
Just had to have one myself...


On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Howard Long wrote:

> Hello Bob
> > AO-40 Portable Reflector System:
> Great Job!!!
> I'd never thought of plumber's delight in a dish antenna before.
> Re Your comment...
> > After seeing the portable umbrella dish built by G6LVB at the 2001 Amsat
> > Symposium in Atlanta, I had to have one.  But his copper cloth appears
> > hard to find and is probably prone to high maintenance.
> Yes it's neither cheap nor particularly easy to find. But treated with
> respect, I've had no problem with maintenance, with more airmiles under its
> three month life time than most folks make in ten years! Indeed it's already
> made elite frequent flyer status on the Delta/Air France partnership this
> year.
> 73 Howard G6LVB

de WB4APR@amsat.org, Bob

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