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RE: Antenna Aiming Calibration Using the Sun Question - REPLY -

Or throw a black plastic garbage sack over the whole works - keep the sun off the dish.  Not that we have to worry about that very often here in the Seattle area...

73, Bob, KD7NM

>-----Original Message-----
>From: kgshutt [mailto:kgshutt@cox.net]
>Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 5:50 AM
>To: Gunther Meisse; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Antenna Aiming Calibration Using the Sun
>Question - REPLY -
>The G3RUH dish is polished spun aluminum.  When pointed at the sun, the
>patch and d/c may be damaged by high temperature at the dish 
>focus.  Use
>caution or paint the dish before making sun noise measurements.
>Ken- K5GUU

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