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Reinhard, I am placing this note on the AMSAT board as your return
address apparently is faulty.  Cliff K7RR    k7rr@arrl.net
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Reingard, can you share the design of the dual band patch feed?  I will
guarantee you that it will be built and tested here!!  Cliff K7RR

Reinhard Sual wrote:
> 
> I am using a 12 feet dish with dual band patch feed (U/S).
> 
> The pros:
> 1. I can have the bird at the worst situation when my friend with 'ordinary'
> 4 feet dish and 6meter boom Yagi on UHF can not. Why Should I enter that
> situation? Because the mutual window with the other station is very limited.
> SO if you are award chaser, this situation is most likely to happen.
> 2. Since it is a dual band patch feed system, the tracking is very easy for
> both Uplink & Downlink (I am using the TVRO Positioner with 150 channel
> memory which is helpful to locate the Sat).
> 
> The cons:
> For me, I dont see any, because the dish is already there (for TVRO), I just
> replace the LNB/Feedhorn with Dual Band Patch Feed + Drake 2880, and Voila!
> It is working very nice....
> 
> Reinhard - YB0KTQ
> OI33lt
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "hartwell" <hartwell@hartwell.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 6:58 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO40 dish
> 
> > Can any one tell me the pros and con of using a 10 ft dish with a
> > sterring arm for AO 40
> > thank you
> > Jim
> > K7UDG
> >
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