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Re: C Band: G3RUH, Chaparral, Parabolics



Bob -

I hope you have an attenuator available (or ear plugs).

That sounds like a very nice set-up (plenty of gain) !!

Greg
w9gb

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Jewell" <ac9r@home.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 4:09 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] C Band: G3RUH, Chaparral, Parabolics


> FWIW:
>
> My C Band dish came with a Chaparral feedhorn.  The downconverter is held
in
> the feedhorn with one set screw.
>
> By removing the downconverter and grinding off two positioning tabs, the
> feedhorn (scalar ring?) will now accept a Parabolics AB downconverter with
a
> snug fit.  Today I attached the G3RUH Patch antenna directly to the
> Parabolics downconverter and mounted it all back where it was on the C
Band
> dish.  I am waiting on AO-40 to see what difference it makes.
>
> I need to complete my 2.4 ghz signal source and play with the positioning.
>
> AC9R
>
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