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Re: Uplink power on L-Band



At 10:38 04/02/03 -0600, Estes Wayne-W10191 wrote:
>Charlie Suckling wrote:
>
>If you have a big dish you must reduce uplink power until you bring the 
>ERP to an acceptable level.
>If you can't reduce it on the rig, don't operate until you have added an 
>attenuator somewhere in the system.
>
>Wayne replies:
>
>Or in the case of a 14-foot dish, just off-point it a couple degrees to 
>reduce the gain.
>
>Wayne Estes W9AE
>Mundelein, IL, USA


Wayne

Tricky if you use a dual band feed and use the same dish for the 
downlink!  S-Band goes down quicker than L.  Also lots more tracking effort.

73

Charlie


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