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Re: AO40 dish



Yes, please share! I have the 3 meter TVRO in the back yard converted to
Az/El drive now and am just about ready to change out the feed. Every bit of
information helps push it along...

----- Original Message -----
From: Cliff Buttschardt <cbuttsch@slonet.org>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 16:18
Subject: [Re: [amsat-bb] AO40 dish]]


>
>
> Reinhard, I am placing this note on the AMSAT board as your return
> address apparently is faulty.  Cliff K7RR    k7rr@arrl.net
> ********************************************************************
> 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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