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Re: Source for aluminum dish

At 08:00 PM 2/11/03 +0000, you wrote:

>DH satellite will sell them direct as well.  If you are in the Upper 
>Midwest (IA, IL, WI, MN maybe IN, SD) it's almost worth it to call them,
>and set up an appointment to go to the factory.  I have picked up 
>"onesies" left over from commercial production runs cheaper.  (They always 
>make a few extra on a large run so the customer can reject a couple).
>I believe they can UPS ship up to 39"-- above that it's truck shipment or 
>It has been a few years since I did this, so I'd call first.  But they are 
>friendly and always seem impressed with non television uses of their 
>dishes.  I think one of the amsat-bb members has a picture of his dish 
>setup that DH has on its website even.

That's me :)

It's still up, and still doing dandy.  Great dish.


Mark N8MH

>If you buy them direct, they will usually come painted.  I do not know why 
>Steve at DEMI buys them unpainted.
>Fred W0FMS

Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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