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Re: Source for Cross Boom?



John,

     As per WA5VJB's excellent paper presented a few years back, many of use
steel tubing.  Kent actually tested it on a real antenna range and found it
to be a simple matter to prevent it from disturbing your antenna pattern.

73,
Joe
ka0yos@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hansen" <john@hansen.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, June 02, 2002 2:57 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Source for Cross Boom?


> After 10 years, my fiberglass boom has cracked.  I checked the price of a
> replacement and HRO seems to want $150.  Doesn't this seem a bit
> excessive?  What is the current thinking regarding a good source of
> crossbooms for satellite antennas?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John W2FS
>
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