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From: Ken Koster <n7ipb@algedi.wetnet.net>
To: John Beanland <spectrum@spectrum-intl.com>,
    "Tom & Judie Webb" <tmwebb@ionet.net>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] "J-Beam" Antenna
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 20:01:44 -0700
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John,

Thanks for the rundown on the J-Beam.  I have one of these and have been
using it with AO-40 with great success, but I have almost no info on it and
have been looking for some for quite a while.

Thanks for the writeup.

Ken,  N7IPB
P.S. Pix of mine are at:  http://algedi.wetnet.net/~n7ipb/Dish/


On Tuesday 27 August 2002 19:03, John Beanland wrote:
>  26 August 2002
>  	WA9AFM/5 de S.I.
>
>  At 21:23 8/21/02 -0500, you wrote:
>  >Does anyone recall the 'J Beam' antenna?  I believe it was manufactured in
>  >Britian.  Its' elements were bent to opposing 45 degree angles at the end.
>  >Are they still made?  Who made them originally?
>  >
>  >Tom Webb, WA9AFM/5
>
>  	***************************************************************
>  	Tom,
>
>  	Yes it was a most interesting antenna design. It had lots of gain and a
>  very wide bandwidth, covering 420-450 MHz. The bandwidth was particularly

...
Very nice description by John deleted.

Ken,  N7IPB
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