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Re: Calibration of antenna pointing with an off-centerfeed(N3IYR)dish for AO 40



Brilliant---absolutely Brilliant!!!    Cliff K7RR

"Reicher, James" wrote:
> 
> You can find the focus point by waving your hand around.  The point where it
> vaporizes is the focus point! ;)
> 
> 73 de N8AU, Jim in Raymore, MO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Guimont [mailto:dguimon1@san.rr.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 11:43 PM
> To: William P Gravett
> Cc: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Calibration of antenna pointing with an off-center
> feed(N3IYR)dish for AO 40
> 
> >Anybody got a cool simple way to check pointing calibration on an
> >offset feed dish???
> 
> Sure do, Bill, the easiest way is to glue a few small mirrors around the
> dish periphery, and point at the sun....
> 
> Works for ALL dishes...
> 
>             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                     Disagree: I learn....
> 
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